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Flag for India December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — New Delhi, Delhi, India

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 8:01 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

New Delhi: 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


December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — New Delhi

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in New Delhi. 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 New Delhi on Saturday, December 10, 2011

EventTime in New DelhiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 5:03 PM63°East-northeast1.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 10 at 5:16 PM64°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 6:15 PM71°East-northeast11.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 7:36 PM78°East-northeast27.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 10 at 8:01 PM81°East33.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 10 at 8:27 PM83°East38.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 10 at 9:47 PM92°East55.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 10 at 11:00 PM104°East-southeast70.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for New Delhi (IST – India Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in New Delhi

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

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