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Flag for India November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Kolkata, West Bengal, India (Calcutta)

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 8:03 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Kolkata: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 5:45 PM

Maximum: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 8:03 PM

Ended: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 10:21 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 36 minutes


November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Kolkata

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During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:45 PM Nov 288:03 PM Nov 2810:21 PM Nov 28
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Local times for eclipse in Kolkata on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

EventTime in KolkataDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 28 at 5:45:00 PM73°East-northeast12.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseNov 28 at 8:03:01 PM83°East42.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 28 at 10:21:00 PM94°East73.7°
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
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
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