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Flag for China June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Chengdu, Sichuan, China

Max view in Chengdu
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 8:10 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Chengdu: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 4:48 PM

Maximum: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 8:10 PM

Ended: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 9:18 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes

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June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Chengdu

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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

MoonriseMaxEnd
8:01 PM Jun 48:10 PM Jun 49:18 PM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Chengdu on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in ChengduDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 4:48 PM95°East38.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 5:59 PM102°East-southeast24.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 7:03 PM109°East-southeast11.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 4 at 8:01 PM116°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 8:06 PM116°East-southeast0.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
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.
Maximal Eclipse visible in ChengduJun 4 at 8:10 PM117°East-southeast1.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Chengdu would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 9:18 PM126°Southeast13.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Chengdu (CST – China Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Chengdu

Eclipse Visibility from ChengduVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
Partial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
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
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
Note: Click on the date link for details in Chengdu, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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