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Flag for Norway November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Longyearbyen: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 1:15 PM

Maximum: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Ended: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 5:51 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 36 minutes

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November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Longyearbyen

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
1:15 PM Nov 283:33 PM Nov 285:51 PM Nov 28
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Local times for eclipse in Longyearbyen on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

EventTime in LongyearbyenDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 28 at 1:15 PM22°North-northeast8.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northeast.
Maximum EclipseNov 28 at 3:33 PM54°Northeast12.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 28 at 5:51 PM86°East19.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Longyearbyen (CET – Central European Time).

Eclipses visible in Longyearbyen

Eclipse Visibility from LongyearbyenVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 1 / Jun 2SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2015Mar 20SolarTotal
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
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