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Flag for Finland November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Rovaniemi, Finland

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Rovaniemi: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 4:33 PM

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

Duration: 4 hours, 36 minutes


November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Rovaniemi

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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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

2:15 PM Nov 284:33 PM Nov 286:51 PM Nov 28
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Local times for eclipse in Rovaniemi on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

EventTime in RovaniemiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 28 at 2:15:00 PM31°North-northeast0.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
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 North-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximum EclipseNov 28 at 4:33:01 PM61°East-northeast9.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 28 at 6:51:00 PM91°East22.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Rovaniemi (EET – Eastern European Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Rovaniemi

Eclipse Visibility from RovaniemiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 1 / Jun 2SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
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