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Flag for Madagascar June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Toamasina, Madagascar (Tamatave)

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 11:12 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Toamasina: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 8:24 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 11:12 PM

Ended: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 2:00 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 36 minutes


June 15, 2011 – June 16, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Toamasina

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Toamasina. 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
9:22 PM Jun 1511:12 PM Jun 151:02 AM Jun 16
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Local times for eclipse in Toamasina on Wednesday, June 15, 2011

EventTime in ToamasinaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 8:24 PM105°East-southeast44.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 9:22 PM105°East-southeast57.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 10:22 PM109°East-southeast70.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJun 15 at 11:12 PM128°Southeast81.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJun 16 at 12:02 AM220°Southwest83.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 16 at 1:02 AM251°West-southwest71.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 16 at 2:00 AM255°West-southwest58.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Toamasina (EAT – Eastern Africa Time).

Eclipses visible in Toamasina

Eclipse Visibility from ToamasinaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarAnnular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Toamasina, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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