Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Eclipse visible in Pietermaritzburg – 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.
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.
Local times for eclipse in Pietermaritzburg 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.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse is visible in Pietermaritzburg.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.Times are local for Pietermaritzburg (SAST - South Africa Standard Time).
Other eclipses visible in Pietermaritzburg
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Mar 14 / Mar 15, 2006||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Sep 7, 2006||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 22, 2006||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2007||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 21, 2008||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Aug 16 / Aug 17, 2008||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jan 26, 2009||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Aug 6, 2009||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Dec 31, 2009||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jan 15, 2010||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Jun 15 / Jun 16, 2011||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Dec 10, 2011||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Nov 28, 2012||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Apr 25 / Apr 26, 2013||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 18 / Oct 19, 2013||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Nov 3, 2013||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Sep 13, 2015||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 28, 2015||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Sep 1, 2016||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Sep 16, 2016||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
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