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Flag for Finland June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Helsinki, Finland (Helsingfors)

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 11:12 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Helsinki: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 8:24 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 11:12 PM

Ended: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 2:00 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 36 minutes


June 15, 2011 – June 16, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Helsinki

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Helsinki. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
10:38 PM Jun 1511:12 PM Jun 151:02 AM Jun 16
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Local times for eclipse in Helsinki on Wednesday, June 15, 2011

EventTime in HelsinkiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 8:24:36 PM117°East-southeast12.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 9:22:57 PM128°Southeast6.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 10:22:31 PM140°Southeast0.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 15 at 10:38:55 PM144°Southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 15 at 11:12:41 PM151°South-southeast1.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Total Eclipse endsJun 16 at 12:02:42 AM162°South-southeast4.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 16 at 1:02:15 AM175°South5.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 16 at 2:00:44 AM188°South5.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Times are local for Helsinki (EEST – Eastern European Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Helsinki

Eclipse Visibility from HelsinkiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Helsinki, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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