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June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port-aux-Francais, French Southern Territories

Max view in Port-aux-Francais
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 4:34 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Port-aux-Francais: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 1:48 PM

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

Ended: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 6:18 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes

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June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port-aux-Francais

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 Port-aux-Francais. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
4:30 PM Jun 44:34 PM Jun 45:06 PM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Port-aux-Francais on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in Port-aux-FrancaisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 1:48 PM157°South-southeast16.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 2:59 PM141°Southeast11.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 4:03 PM129°Southeast2.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 4 at 4:30 PM124°Southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Port-aux-FrancaisJun 4 at 4:34 PM123°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 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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 5:06 PM118°East-southeast4.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 6:18 PM105°East-southeast14.7°
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 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
Annular
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
Partial
2015Sep 28LunarPenumbral
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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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