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June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Fakaofo, Tokelau, Tokelau

Max view in Fakaofo
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 12:03 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Fakaofo: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Maximum: Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 12:03 AM

Ended: Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 2:18 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes

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June 4, 2012 – June 5, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Fakaofo

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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 Fakaofo. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
10:59 PM Jun 412:03 AM Jun 51:06 AM Jun 5
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Local times for eclipse in Fakaofo on Tuesday, June 5, 2012

EventTime in FakaofoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 9:48 PM113°East-southeast51.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 10:59 PM125°Southeast66.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 5 at 12:03 AM159°South-southeast76.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 5 at 1:06 AM217°Southwest74.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 5 at 2:18 AM242°West-southwest60.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Fakaofo (TKT – Tokelau Time).

Eclipses visible in Fakaofo

Eclipse Visibility from FakaofoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
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2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarPenumbral
Total
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Fakaofo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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