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Flag for Chile June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Easter Island, Chile (Rapa Nui)

Max view in Easter Island
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 5:03 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Easter Island: Partial Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 5:03 AM

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


Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes

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June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Easter Island

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Easter Island. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
3:59 AM Jun 45:03 AM Jun 46:06 AM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Easter Island on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in Easter IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 2:48 AM278°West66.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 3:59 AM269°West51.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 5:03 AM263°West37.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 6:06 AM257°West-southwest24.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 7:18 AM251°West-southwest9.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Times are local for Easter Island (EAST – Easter Island Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Easter Island

Eclipse Visibility from Easter IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Jul 11SolarTotal
Total
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarPenumbral
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
Total
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
Total
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