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Flag for Sierra Leone April 25, 2013 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Freetown, Sierra Leone

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Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 8:07 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Freetown: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 6:03 PM

Maximum: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 8:07 PM

Ended: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 10:11 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 8 minutes


April 25, 2013 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Freetown

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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 Freetown. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

More about the April 25, 2013 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
7:54 PM Apr 258:07 PM Apr 258:21 PM Apr 25
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Local times for eclipse in Freetown on Thursday, April 25, 2013

EventTime in FreetownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 25 at 6:03:40 PM103°East-southeast13.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 25 at 6:57:41 PM104°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 25 at 7:54:07 PM107°East-southeast12.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseApr 25 at 8:07:31 PM108°East-southeast15.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 25 at 8:21:03 PM109°East-southeast18.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 25 at 10:11:24 PM120°East-southeast42.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Freetown (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Freetown

Eclipse Visibility from FreetownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
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