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Flag for Peru June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Lima, Lima, Peru

Max view in Lima
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 6:03 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Lima: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 3:48 AM

Maximum: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 6:03 AM

Ended: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 8:18 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes


June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Lima

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Lima. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
4:59 AM Jun 46:03 AM Jun 46:25 AM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Lima on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in LimaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 3:48:11 AM252°West-southwest34.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 4:59:55 AM251°West-southwest18.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 6:03:13 AM249°West-southwest4.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetJun 4 at 6:25:02 AM248°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 7:06:29 AM246°West-southwest9.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 8:18:16 AM240°West-southwest24.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Lima (PET – Peru Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Lima

Eclipse Visibility from LimaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2018Jan 31LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Jul 16LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Lima, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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