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Flag for Fiji December 11, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Suva, Fiji

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Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 3:31 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Suva: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 12:33 AM

Maximum: Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 3:31 AM

Ended: Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 6:30 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes


December 11, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Suva

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Suva. 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
1:45 AM Dec 113:31 AM Dec 115:17 AM Dec 11
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Local times for eclipse in Suva on Sunday, December 11, 2011

EventTime in SuvaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 11 at 12:33:36 AMNorth48.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 11 at 1:45:44 AM343°North-northwest46.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 11 at 3:06:18 AM321°Northwest37.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 11 at 3:31:49 AM316°Northwest34.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 11 at 3:57:25 AM311°Northwest29.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 11 at 5:17:59 AM301°West-northwest14.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 11 at 6:30:01 AM294°West-northwest0.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Times are local for Suva (FJST – Fiji Summer Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Suva

Eclipse Visibility From SuvaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Dec 21 / Dec 22LunarTotal
2011Jun 16LunarPartial
2011Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
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