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Flag for Nigeria June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Lagos, Nigeria

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 9:12 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Lagos: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 6:24 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 9:12 PM

Ended: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 12:00 Midnight

Duration: 5 hours, 36 minutes


June 15, 2011 – June 16, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Lagos

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Lagos. 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
7:22 PM Jun 159:12 PM Jun 1511:02 PM Jun 15
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Local times for eclipse in Lagos on Wednesday, June 15, 2011

EventTime in LagosDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 6:24:36 PM113°East-southeast7.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 15 at 6:54:40 PM113°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 7:22:57 PM114°East-southeast5.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Total Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 8:22:31 PM117°East-southeast18.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJun 15 at 9:12:41 PM121°East-southeast29.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJun 15 at 10:02:42 PM128°Southeast39.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 15 at 11:02:15 PM139°Southeast49.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 16 at 12:00:44 AM157°South-southeast57.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Lagos (WAT – West Africa Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Lagos

Eclipse Visibility from LagosVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarPenumbral
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
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