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Flag for Canada November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Kugluktuk, Nunavut Territory, Canada

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 7:33 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Kugluktuk: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 5:17 AM

Maximum: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 7:33 AM

Ended: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 9:49 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 32 minutes


November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Kugluktuk

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:17 AM Nov 287:33 AM Nov 289:49 AM Nov 28
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Local times for eclipse in Kugluktuk on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

EventTime in KugluktukDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 28 at 5:17 AM263°West24.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseNov 28 at 7:33 AM293°West-northwest12.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 28 at 9:49 AM322°Northwest2.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
Times are local for Kugluktuk (MST – Mountain Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Kugluktuk

Eclipse Visibility from KugluktukVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kugluktuk, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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