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Flag for India June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kolkata, West Bengal, India (Calcutta)

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Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 1:42 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Kolkata: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 10:54 PM

Maximum: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 1:42 AM

Ended: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 4:30 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 36 minutes

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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Kolkata. 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
11:52 PM Jun 151:42 AM Jun 163:32 AM Jun 16
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Local times for eclipse in Kolkata on Thursday, June 16, 2011

EventTime in KolkataDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 10:54 PM169°South-southeast42.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 11:52 PM186°South43.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJun 16 at 12:52 AM204°South-southwest39.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJun 16 at 1:42 AM216°Southwest34.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJun 16 at 2:32 AM226°Southwest26.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 16 at 3:32 AM235°Southwest16.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 16 at 4:30 AM242°West-southwest5.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Times are local for Kolkata (IST – India Standard Time).

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
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