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Flag for Malawi December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Lilongwe, Malawi

Max view in Lilongwe
Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 6:07 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Lilongwe: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 1:33 PM

Maximum: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 6:07 PM

Ended: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 7:30 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes

Location

December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Lilongwe

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Lilongwe, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:05 PM Dec 106:07 PM Dec 106:17 PM Dec 10
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Local times for eclipse in Lilongwe on Saturday, December 10, 2011

EventTime in LilongweDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 1:33 PM69°East-northeast60.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 2:45 PM72°East-northeast44.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 4:06 PM71°East-northeast26.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 10 at 4:31 PM71°East-northeast20.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsDec 10 at 4:57 PM70°East-northeast15.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 10 at 6:05 PM67°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in LilongweDec 10 at 6:07 PM66°East-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 Lilongwe 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-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 10 at 6:17 PM66°East-northeast2.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 10 at 7:30 PM60°East-northeast17.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Lilongwe (CAT – Central Africa Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Lilongwe

Eclipse Visibility from LilongweVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarPenumbral
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Lilongwe, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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