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Flag for South Africa December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Marion Island (Prince Edward Islands), South Africa

Max view in Marion Island (Prince Edward Islands)
Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 8:17 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Marion Island (Prince Edward Islands): Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 2:33 PM

Maximum: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 8:17 PM

Ended: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 8:30 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes

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December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Marion Island (Prince Edward Islands)

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Marion Island (Prince Edward Islands), but it could be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. 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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd
8:13 PM Dec 108:17 PM Dec 108:30 PM Dec 10
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Local times for eclipse in Marion Island (Prince Edward Islands) on Saturday, December 10, 2011

EventTime in Marion Island (Prince Edward Islands)DirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 2:33 PM119°East-southeast53.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 3:45 PM102°East-southeast42.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 5:06 PM87°East29.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 10 at 5:31 PM82°East25.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsDec 10 at 5:57 PM78°East-northeast21.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 10 at 7:17 PM65°East-northeast8.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 10 at 8:13 PM55°Northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Marion Island (Prince Edward Islands)Dec 10 at 8:17 PM55°Northeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Marion Island (Prince Edward Islands) 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 Northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 10 at 8:30 PM52°Northeast1.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northeast.
Times are local for Marion Island (Prince Edward Islands) (EAT – Eastern Africa Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Marion Island (Prince Edward Islands).

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

Eclipses visible in Marion Island (Prince Edward Islands)

Eclipse Visibility from Marion Island (Prince Edward Islands)Visibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10LunarPenumbral
Total
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
Annular
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
Partial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Marion Island (Prince Edward Islands), or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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