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Flag for Cabo Verde June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mindelo, Cabo Verde (Mindel’)

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 7:14 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Mindelo: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 4:24 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 7:14 PM

Ended: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 10:00 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 36 minutes


June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mindelo

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Mindelo. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
7:12 PM Jun 157:14 PM Jun 159:02 PM Jun 15
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Local times for eclipse in Mindelo on Wednesday, June 15, 2011

EventTime in MindeloDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 4:24:36 PM107°East-southeast36.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 5:22:57 PM109°East-southeast23.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 6:22:31 PM111°East-southeast11.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 15 at 7:12:17 PM114°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 15 at 7:12:41 PM115°East-southeast0.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse endsJun 15 at 8:02:42 PM118°East-southeast9.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 15 at 9:02:15 PM125°Southeast21.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 15 at 10:00:44 PM133°Southeast32.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mindelo (CVT – Cape Verde Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Mindelo

Eclipse Visibility from MindeloVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mindelo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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