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Flag for Congo December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Brazzaville, Congo

Max view in Brazzaville
Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 6:06 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Brazzaville: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 12:35 PM

Maximum: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 6:06 PM

Ended: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 6:28 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 54 minutes

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December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Brazzaville

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Brazzaville, but it could be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. 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
6:04 PM Dec 106:06 PM Dec 106:28 PM Dec 10
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Local times for eclipse in Brazzaville on Saturday, December 10, 2011

EventTime in BrazzavilleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 12:35 PM33°North-northeast68.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 1:46 PM55°Northeast56.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 3:08 PM64°East-northeast39.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 10 at 3:31 PM66°East-northeast34.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsDec 10 at 3:55 PM67°East-northeast29.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 10 at 5:16 PM68°East-northeast11.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 10 at 6:04 PM67°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in BrazzavilleDec 10 at 6:06 PM67°East-northeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Brazzaville would be around this time.
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-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 10 at 6:28 PM67°East-northeast5.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Times are local for Brazzaville (WAT – West Africa Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Brazzaville

Eclipse Visibility from BrazzavilleVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarPenumbral
Total
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Brazzaville, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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