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Flag for New Zealand December 11, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Whangarei, New Zealand (Whangārei-terenga-paraoa)

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Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 3:31 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Whangarei: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 12:33 AM

Maximum: Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 3:31 AM

Ended: Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 6:30 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes

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December 11, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Whangarei

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Whangarei. 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
1:45 AM Dec 113:31 AM Dec 115:17 AM Dec 11
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Local times for eclipse in Whangarei on Sunday, December 11, 2011

EventTime in WhangareiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 11 at 12:33 AM10°North30.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 11 at 1:45 AM351°North30.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 11 at 3:06 AM331°North-northwest25.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 11 at 3:31 AM326°Northwest22.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 11 at 3:57 AM320°Northwest19.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 11 at 5:17 AM306°Northwest8.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
MoonsetDec 11 at 6:09 AM298°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 11 at 6:30 AM296°West-northwest2.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Whangarei (NZDT – New Zealand Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Whangarei

Eclipse Visibility from WhangareiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21 / Dec 22LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Whangarei, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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