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Flag for Ghana June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Accra, Ghana

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 8:12 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Accra: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 5:24 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 8:12 PM

Ended: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 11:00 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 36 minutes


June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Accra

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Accra. 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
6:22 PM Jun 158:12 PM Jun 1510:02 PM Jun 15
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Local times for eclipse in Accra on Wednesday, June 15, 2011

EventTime in AccraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 5:24:36 PM113°East-southeast10.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 15 at 6:07:49 PM113°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 6:22:57 PM114°East-southeast3.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Total Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 7:22:31 PM116°East-southeast15.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJun 15 at 8:12:41 PM120°East-southeast26.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJun 15 at 9:02:42 PM125°Southeast36.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 15 at 10:02:15 PM135°Southeast47.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 15 at 11:00:44 PM151°South-southeast56.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Accra (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Accra

Eclipse Visibility from AccraVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarPenumbral
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
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 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
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