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Flag for India June 26, 2010 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kolkata, West Bengal, India (Calcutta)

Max view in Kolkata
Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 6:29 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Kolkata: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 2:27 PM

Maximum: Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 6:29 PM

Ended: Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 7:49 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 22 minutes

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June 26, 2010 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kolkata

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:26 PM Jun 266:29 PM Jun 266:29 PM Jun 26
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Local times for eclipse in Kolkata on Saturday, June 26, 2010

EventTime in KolkataDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 26 at 2:27 PM101°East51.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 26 at 3:46 PM105°East-southeast33.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 26 at 5:08 PM110°East-southeast16.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 26 at 6:26 PM116°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in KolkataJun 26 at 6:29 PM116°East-southeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Kolkata would be around this time.
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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 26 at 6:29 PM116°East-southeast0.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 26 at 7:49 PM125°Southeast15.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kolkata (IST – India Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Kolkata

Eclipse Visibility from KolkataVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
Total
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kolkata, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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