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Flag for Cook Islands June 3, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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Monday, June 4, 2012 at 1:03 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Rarotonga: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 10:48 PM

Maximum: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 1:03 AM

Ended: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 3:18 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes


June 3, 2012 – June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Rarotonga

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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 Rarotonga. 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

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
11:59 PM Jun 31:03 AM Jun 42:06 AM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Rarotonga on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in RarotongaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 3 at 10:48:11 PM96°East65.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 3 at 11:59:55 PM95°East81.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 1:03:13 AM265°West83.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 2:06:29 AM265°West69.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 3:18:16 AM262°West53.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Rarotonga (CKT – Cook Island Time).

Eclipses visible in Rarotonga

Eclipse Visibility from RarotongaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Rarotonga, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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