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Flag for Gabon June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port-Gentil, Gabon

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 9:12 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Port-Gentil: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 6:24 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 9:12 PM

Ended: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 12:00 Midnight

Duration: 5 hours, 36 minutes


June 15, 2011 – June 16, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port-Gentil

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Port-Gentil. 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
7:22 PM Jun 159:12 PM Jun 1511:02 PM Jun 15
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Local times for eclipse in Port-Gentil on Wednesday, June 15, 2011

EventTime in Port-GentilDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 6:24:36 PM113°East-southeast1.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 7:22:57 PM114°East-southeast13.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 8:22:31 PM116°East-southeast26.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJun 15 at 9:12:41 PM119°East-southeast37.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJun 15 at 10:02:42 PM125°Southeast47.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 15 at 11:02:15 PM138°Southeast58.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 16 at 12:00:44 AM162°South-southeast66.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Port-Gentil (WAT – West Africa Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Port-Gentil

Eclipse Visibility from Port-GentilVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Port-Gentil, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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