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Flag for New Zealand November 29, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Chatham Islands, Chatham Islands, New Zealand

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Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 4:18 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Chatham Islands: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 2:00 AM

Maximum: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 4:18 AM

Ended: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 6:36 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 36 minutes

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November 29, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Chatham Islands

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
2:00 AM Nov 294:18 AM Nov 295:56 AM Nov 29
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Local times for eclipse in Chatham Islands on Thursday, November 29, 2012

EventTime in Chatham IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 29 at 2:00 AM348°North-northwest24.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseNov 29 at 4:18 AM317°Northwest12.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
MoonsetNov 29 at 5:56 AM300°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 29 at 6:36 AM293°West-northwest6.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Chatham Islands (CHADT – Chatham Island Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Chatham Islands

Eclipse Visibility from Chatham IslandsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21 / Dec 22LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarPartial
Total
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPenumbral
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Chatham Islands, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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