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Flag for South Africa June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Elizabeth, South Africa

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 10:12 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Port Elizabeth: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 7:24 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 10:12 PM

Ended: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 1:00 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 36 minutes

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June 15, 2011 – June 16, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Elizabeth

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Port Elizabeth. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
8:22 PM Jun 1510:12 PM Jun 1512:02 AM Jun 16
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Local times for eclipse in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday, June 15, 2011

EventTime in Port ElizabethDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 7:24 PM101°East26.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 8:22 PM94°East38.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 9:22 PM86°East50.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJun 15 at 10:12 PM77°East-northeast60.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJun 15 at 11:02 PM63°East-northeast69.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 16 at 12:02 AM24°North-northeast78.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 16 at 1:00 AM322°Northwest76.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Port Elizabeth (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Port Elizabeth

Eclipse Visibility from Port ElizabethVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
Partial
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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
2019Jan 21LunarPenumbral
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
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