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Flag for South Georgia/Sandwich Is. April 25, 2013 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — King Edward Point, South Georgia/Sandwich Is. (Grytviken)

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Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 6:07 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

King Edward Point: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 4:03 PM

Maximum: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 6:07 PM

Ended: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 8:11 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 8 minutes


April 25, 2013 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — King Edward Point

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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 King Edward Point. 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
5:54 PM Apr 256:07 PM Apr 256:21 PM Apr 25
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Local times for eclipse in King Edward Point on Thursday, April 25, 2013

EventTime in King Edward PointDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 25 at 4:03:40 PM126°Southeast7.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 25 at 5:00:52 PM114°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 25 at 5:54:07 PM104°East-southeast6.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Maximum EclipseApr 25 at 6:07:31 PM102°East-southeast8.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 25 at 6:21:03 PM99°East10.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 25 at 8:11:24 PM77°East-northeast26.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for King Edward Point (GST – South Georgia Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in King Edward Point

Eclipse Visibility from King Edward PointVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarPenumbral
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
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