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Eclipse visible in Funafuti – Jun 16, 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.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Funafuti, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse.

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 Jun 15, 2011 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Funafuti on Thursday, June 16, 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.

EventTime in FunafutiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsJun 16 at 5:25 AM248°West-southwest9.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in FunafutiJun 16 at 6:02 AM247°West-southwest1.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Funafuti would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetJun 16 at 6:10 AM247°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsJun 16 at 6:25 AM246°West-southwest2.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJun 16 at 7:23 AM243°West-southwest16.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 16 at 8:12 AM239°West-southwest26.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJun 16 at 9:01 AM234°Southwest36.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 16 at 10:00 AM224°Southwest46.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 16 at 10:59 AM208°South-southwest54.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse is visible in Funafuti.

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

Times are local for Funafuti (TVT - Tuvalu Time).

Other eclipses visible in Funafuti

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Funafuti
Looks like in
Funafuti
Path of the eclipse
Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28 / Aug 29, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 7, 2008SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 22, 2009SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26 / Jun 27, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 12, 2010SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10 / Dec 11, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4 / Jun 5, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 14, 2012SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 29, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 10, 2013SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8 / Oct 9, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4 / Apr 5, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23 / Mar 24, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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