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Flag for Laos June 16, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Vientiane, Laos

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Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 3:12 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Vientiane: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 12:24 AM

Maximum: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 3:12 AM

Ended: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 6:00 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 36 minutes


June 16, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Vientiane

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Vientiane. 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

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
1:22 AM Jun 163:12 AM Jun 165:02 AM Jun 16
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Local times for eclipse in Vientiane on Thursday, June 16, 2011

EventTime in VientianeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 16 at 12:24:36 AM187°South47.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 16 at 1:22:57 AM205°South-southwest44.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJun 16 at 2:22:31 AM220°Southwest36.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJun 16 at 3:12:41 AM229°Southwest28.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJun 16 at 4:02:42 AM236°Southwest19.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 16 at 5:02:15 AM242°West-southwest7.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetJun 16 at 5:42:12 AM245°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 16 at 6:00:44 AM247°West-southwest3.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Vientiane (ICT – Indochina Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Vientiane

Eclipse Visibility From VientianeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012May 21SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Vientiane, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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