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Flag for China December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China

Max view in Beijing
Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 10:31 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Beijing: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 7:33 PM

Maximum: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 10:31 PM

Ended: Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 1:30 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes

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December 10, 2011 – December 11, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Beijing

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Beijing. 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

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
8:45 PM Dec 1010:31 PM Dec 1012:17 AM Dec 11
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Local times for eclipse in Beijing on Saturday, December 10, 2011

EventTime in BeijingDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 7:33 PM86°East30.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 8:45 PM97°East44.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 10:06 PM115°East-southeast58.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 10 at 10:31 PM124°East-southeast63.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 10 at 10:57 PM134°Southeast66.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 11 at 12:17 AM186°South72.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 11 at 1:30 AM229°Southwest65.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Beijing (CST – China Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Beijing

Eclipse Visibility from BeijingVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
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