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Flag for China June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Shantou, Guangdong, China

Max view in Shantou
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Shantou: Partial Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 7:03 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 — Shantou

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Shantou. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:53 PM Jun 47:03 PM Jun 48:06 PM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Shantou on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in ShantouDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 4:48 PM104°East-southeast26.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 5:59 PM109°East-southeast11.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 4 at 6:53 PM114°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 7:03 PM115°East-southeast1.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 8:06 PM122°East-southeast13.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 9:18 PM133°Southeast26.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Shantou (CST – China Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Shantou

Eclipse Visibility from ShantouVisibility 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 21SolarAnnular
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
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
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
Note: Click on the date link for details in Shantou, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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