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Eclipse visible in Gisborne – December 11, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Gisborne.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Gisborne on Sunday, December 11, 2011

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 GisborneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 11 at 12:35 AMNorth27.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 11 at 1:46 AM347°North-northwest26.8° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 11 at 3:08 AM328°North-northwest20.8° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 11 at 3:31 AM323°Northwest18.3° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 11 at 3:55 AM318°Northwest15.5° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 11 at 5:16 AM304°Northwest4.0° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
MoonsetDec 11 at 5:44 AM300°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 11 at 6:28 AM293°West-northwest8.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Gisborne (NZDT - New Zealand Daylight Time).

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