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Flag for Norfolk Island December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kingston, Norfolk Island

Max view in Kingston
Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 2:01 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Kingston: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 11:03 PM

Maximum: Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 2:01 AM

Ended: Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 5:00 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes


December 10, 2011 – December 11, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kingston

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Kingston. 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
12:15 AM Dec 112:01 AM Dec 113:47 AM Dec 11
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Local times for eclipse in Kingston on Sunday, December 11, 2011

EventTime in KingstonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 11:03 PM17°North-northeast35.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 11 at 12:15 AM357°North37.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 11 at 1:36 AM335°North-northwest33.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 11 at 2:01 AM329°North-northwest31.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 11 at 2:27 AM324°Northwest28.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 11 at 3:47 AM309°Northwest16.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 11 at 5:00 AM299°West-northwest3.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Times are local for Kingston (NFT – Norfolk Time).

Eclipses visible in Kingston

Eclipse Visibility from KingstonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarPartial
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
2019Jul 17LunarPenumbral
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