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Flag for Sri Lanka November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte, Sri Lanka (Kotte)

Max view in Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 8:03 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 5:45 PM

Maximum: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 8:03 PM

Ended: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 10:21 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 36 minutes

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November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. 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.

More about the November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
5:45 PM Nov 288:03 PM Nov 2810:21 PM Nov 28
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Local times for eclipse in Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

EventTime in Sri Jayawardenapura KotteDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 28 at 5:45 PM70°East-northeast0.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
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.
Maximum EclipseNov 28 at 8:03 PM70°East-northeast31.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 28 at 10:21 PM58°East-northeast61.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte (IST – India Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte

Eclipse Visibility from Sri Jayawardenapura KotteVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarPenumbral
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
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