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Flag for Japan June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Fukushima, Japan

Max view in Fukushima
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 8:03 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Fukushima: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 5:48 PM

Maximum: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 8:03 PM

Ended: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 10:18 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes


June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Fukushima

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Fukushima. 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

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
6:59 PM Jun 48:03 PM Jun 49:06 PM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Fukushima on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in FukushimaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 5:48:11 PM110°East-southeast10.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 4 at 6:47:35 PM118°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 6:59:55 PM120°East-southeast1.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 8:03:13 PM130°Southeast11.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 9:06:29 PM142°Southeast19.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 10:18:16 PM158°South-southeast26.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Fukushima (JST – Japan Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Fukushima

Eclipse Visibility from FukushimaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 2SolarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarPartial
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012May 21SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Fukushima, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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