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Flag for French Polynesia June 3, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Taiohae, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

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Monday, June 4, 2012 at 1:33 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Taiohae: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 11:18 PM

Maximum: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 1:33 AM

Ended: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 3:48 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes


June 3, 2012 – June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Taiohae

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Taiohae. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
12:29 AM Jun 41:33 AM Jun 42:36 AM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Taiohae on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in TaiohaeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 3 at 11:18:11 PM157°South-southeast76.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 12:29:55 AM220°Southwest72.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 1:33:13 AM241°West-southwest60.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 2:36:29 AM248°West-southwest47.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 3:48:16 AM250°West-southwest31.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Taiohae (MART – Marquesas Time).

Eclipses visible in Taiohae

Eclipse Visibility from TaiohaeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
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