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Flag for India December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kolkata, West Bengal, India (Calcutta)

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 8:01 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Kolkata: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 5:03 PM

Maximum: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 8:01 PM

Ended: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 11:00 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes

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December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kolkata

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

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
6:15 PM Dec 108:01 PM Dec 109:47 PM Dec 10
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Local times for eclipse in Kolkata on Saturday, December 10, 2011

EventTime in KolkataDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 5:03 PM67°East-northeast3.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 6:15 PM73°East-northeast18.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 7:36 PM78°East-northeast36.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 10 at 8:01 PM80°East42.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 10 at 8:27 PM81°East47.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 10 at 9:47 PM85°East65.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 10 at 11:00 PM89°East82.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
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 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
Partial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPenumbral
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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