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Eclipse visible in Mogadishu – Dec 10, 2011 Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Mogadishu.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the Dec 10, 2011 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Mogadishu on Saturday, December 10, 2011

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in MogadishuDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsDec 10 at 2:35 PM57°East-northeast42.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsDec 10 at 3:46 PM63°East-northeast27.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 5:08 PM67°East-northeast9.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 10 at 5:31 PM67°East-northeast2.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 10 at 5:48 PM67°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in MogadishuDec 10 at 5:51 PM67°East-northeast0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Mogadishu would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse endsDec 10 at 5:55 PM67°East-northeast1.2° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 10 at 7:16 PM67°East-northeast19.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 10 at 8:28 PM63°East-northeast34.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Mogadishu (EAT - Eastern Africa Time).

Other eclipses visible in Mogadishu

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
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Looks like in
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Path of the eclipse
Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16 / Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31 / Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 15, 2010SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15 / Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 25 / Apr 26, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 19, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 3, 2013SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 1, 2016SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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