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Flag for Canada June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

Max view in Yellowknife
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 3:56 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Yellowknife: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 2:48 AM

Maximum: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 3:56 AM

Ended: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 7:18 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes


June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Yellowknife

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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

2:48 AM Jun 43:56 AM Jun 44:08 AM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Yellowknife on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in YellowknifeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 2:48:11 AM198°South-southwest3.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in YellowknifeJun 4 at 3:56:04 AM213°South-southwest0.7°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Yellowknife would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to South-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 3:59:55 AM214°South-southwest0.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to South-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJun 4 at 4:08:53 AM216°Southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 5:03:13 AM227°Southwest3.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 6:06:29 AM240°West-southwest10.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 7:18:16 AM255°West-southwest17.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Yellowknife (MDT – Mountain Daylight Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Yellowknife.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Yellowknife

Eclipse Visibility from YellowknifeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Yellowknife, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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