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Eclipse visible in Rotorua – Jun 16, 2011 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Rotorua.

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

More about the Jun 15, 2011 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Rotorua on Thursday, June 16, 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 RotoruaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsJun 16 at 5:25 AM257°West-southwest21.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsJun 16 at 6:25 AM249°West-southwest10.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJun 16 at 7:23 AM241°West-southwest0.8° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximal Eclipse visible in RotoruaJun 16 at 7:25 AM241°West-southwest0.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Rotorua 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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJun 16 at 7:29 AM240°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 16 at 8:12 AM234°Southwest7.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJun 16 at 9:01 AM225°Southwest14.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 16 at 10:00 AM214°Southwest21.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 16 at 10:59 AM201°South-southwest26.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Rotorua (NZST - New Zealand Standard Time).

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
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Looks like in
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Path of the eclipse
Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28 / Aug 29, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 7, 2008SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26 / Jun 27, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21 / Dec 22, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 11, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4 / Jun 5, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 14, 2012SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 29, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 26, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 10, 2013SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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Apr 4 / Apr 5, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23 / Mar 24, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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