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

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Port-aux-Francais. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

More about the June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Port-aux-Francais on Monday, June 4, 2012

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in Port-aux-FrancaisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 1:49 PM156°South-southeast16.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 3:07 PM140°Southeast10.2° 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° Eclipse as seen from earthThe 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 4:59 PM119°East-southeast3.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 6:16 PM105°East-southeast14.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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.

Times are local for Port-aux-Francais (TFT - French Southern and Antarctic Time).

Other eclipses visible in Port-aux-Francais

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in Port-aux-FrancaisLooks like in Port-aux-FrancaisPath of the eclipse
Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16 / Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 26, 2009SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31 / Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15 / Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 25 / Apr 26, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 19, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 29, 2014SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 13, 2015SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 1, 2016SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16 / Sep 17, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 11, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7 / Aug 8, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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