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Flag for Jordan December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Amman, Jordan

Max view in Amman
Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 4:32 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Amman: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 1:33 PM

Maximum: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 4:32 PM

Ended: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 7:30 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes


December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Amman

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Amman. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
4:29 PM Dec 104:32 PM Dec 106:17 PM Dec 10
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Local times for eclipse in Amman on Saturday, December 10, 2011

EventTime in AmmanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 1:33 PM34°Northeast27.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 2:45 PM48°Northeast18.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 4:06 PM60°East-northeast3.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 10 at 4:29 PM63°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 10 at 4:31 PM64°East-northeast0.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
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-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse endsDec 10 at 4:57 PM67°East-northeast4.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 10 at 6:17 PM76°East-northeast20.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 10 at 7:30 PM84°East34.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Amman (AST – Arabia Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Amman

Eclipse Visibility from AmmanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPenumbral
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Amman, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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