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December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port-aux-Francais, French Southern Territories

Max view in Port-aux-Francais
Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 8:15 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Port-aux-Francais: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 4:33 PM

Maximum: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 8:15 PM

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


Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes

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December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port-aux-Francais

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Port-aux-Francais, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
8:11 PM Dec 108:15 PM Dec 109:17 PM Dec 10
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Local times for eclipse in Port-aux-Francais on Saturday, December 10, 2011

EventTime in Port-aux-FrancaisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 4:33 PM92°East32.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 5:45 PM79°East21.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 7:06 PM65°East-northeast9.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 10 at 7:31 PM61°East-northeast5.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsDec 10 at 7:57 PM56°Northeast1.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 10 at 8:11 PM53°Northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Port-aux-FrancaisDec 10 at 8:15 PM53°Northeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Port-aux-Francais 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 Northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 10 at 9:17 PM41°Northeast7.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 10 at 10:30 PM26°North-northeast13.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Port-aux-Francais (TFT – French Southern and Antarctic Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Port-aux-Francais.

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

Eclipses visible in Port-aux-Francais

Eclipse Visibility from Port-aux-FrancaisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
Annular
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
Partial
2015Sep 28LunarPenumbral
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
Total
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Port-aux-Francais, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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