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

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

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Okayama: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 5:49 PM

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

Ended: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 10:16 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 27 minutes


June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Okayama

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

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

More about the June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
7:07 PM Jun 48:03 PM Jun 48:59 PM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Okayama on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in OkayamaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 5:49 PM107°East-southeast14.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 4 at 7:05 PM117°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 7:07 PM117°East-southeast0.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
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.
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 8:03 PM125°Southeast9.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 8:59 PM135°Southeast17.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 10:16 PM151°South-southeast27.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Okayama (JST – Japan Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Okayama

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

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