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Flag for Dem. Rep. Congo June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mbuji-Mayi, Dem. Rep. Congo (Bakwanga)

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 10:12 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Mbuji-Mayi: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 7:24 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 10:12 PM

Ended: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 1:00 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 36 minutes


June 15, 2011 – June 16, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mbuji-Mayi

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Mbuji-Mayi. 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
8:22 PM Jun 1510:12 PM Jun 1512:02 AM Jun 16
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Local times for eclipse in Mbuji-Mayi on Wednesday, June 15, 2011

EventTime in Mbuji-MayiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 7:24:36 PM113°East-southeast16.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 8:22:57 PM113°East-southeast29.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 9:22:31 PM116°East-southeast42.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJun 15 at 10:12:41 PM122°East-southeast53.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJun 15 at 11:02:42 PM132°Southeast62.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 16 at 12:02:15 AM159°South-southeast71.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 16 at 1:00:44 AM201°South-southwest71.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mbuji-Mayi (CAT – Central Africa Time).

Eclipses visible in Mbuji-Mayi

Eclipse Visibility from Mbuji-MayiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
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