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Flag for Egypt November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Cairo, Egypt (Al Qâhirah)

Max view in Cairo
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 5:02 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Cairo: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 2:15 PM

Maximum: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 5:02 PM

Ended: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 6:51 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 36 minutes

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November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Cairo

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. 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.

More about the November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd
4:56 PM Nov 285:02 PM Nov 286:51 PM Nov 28
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Local times for eclipse in Cairo on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

EventTime in CairoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 28 at 2:15 PM42°Northeast28.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseNov 28 at 4:33 PM64°East-northeast4.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseNov 28 at 4:56 PM66°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in CairoNov 28 at 5:02 PM67°East-northeast1.0°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Cairo would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 28 at 6:51 PM79°East22.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Cairo (EET – Eastern European Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Cairo

Eclipse Visibility from CairoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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 Cairo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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