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Flag for France June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Paris, France

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 10:12 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Paris: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 7:24 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 10:12 PM

Ended: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 1:00 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 36 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Paris. 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
9:51 PM Jun 1510:12 PM Jun 1512:02 AM Jun 16
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Local times for eclipse in Paris on Wednesday, June 15, 2011

EventTime in ParisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 7:24:36 PM102°East-southeast21.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 8:22:57 PM112°East-southeast12.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 9:22:31 PM122°East-southeast2.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 15 at 9:51:07 PM127°Southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 15 at 10:12:41 PM131°Southeast2.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Total Eclipse endsJun 15 at 11:02:42 PM141°Southeast7.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 16 at 12:02:15 AM153°South-southeast12.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 16 at 1:00:44 AM166°South-southeast16.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Paris (CEST – Central European Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Paris

Eclipse Visibility from ParisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Paris, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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