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Flag for Indonesia June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Max view in Medan
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 6:34 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Medan: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 3:48 PM

Maximum: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 6:34 PM

Ended: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 8:18 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes


June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Medan

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:32 PM Jun 46:34 PM Jun 47:06 PM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Medan on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in MedanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 3:48:11 PM114°East-southeast36.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 4:59:55 PM112°East-southeast21.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 6:03:13 PM111°East-southeast7.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 4 at 6:32:42 PM112°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in MedanJun 4 at 6:34:56 PM112°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 Medan 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 4 at 7:06:29 PM112°East-southeast7.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 8:18:16 PM116°East-southeast22.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Medan (WIB – Western Indonesian Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Medan

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

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