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Eclipse visible in Belfast – Jun 15, 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 Belfast, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the Jun 15, 2011 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Belfast on Wednesday, June 15, 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 BelfastDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsJun 15 at 6:25 PM94°East26.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsJun 15 at 7:25 PM105°East-southeast18.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 8:23 PM116°East-southeast11.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 15 at 9:12 PM125°Southeast5.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 15 at 9:57 PM134°Southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJun 15 at 10:01 PM135°Southeast0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
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 Southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximal Eclipse visible in BelfastJun 15 at 10:02 PM135°Southeast0.4° 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 Belfast would be around this time.
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 Southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 15 at 11:00 PM146°South-southeast5.3° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 15 at 11:59 PM159°South-southeast9.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.

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

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

Times are local for Belfast (BST - British Summer Time).

Other eclipses visible in Belfast

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Belfast
Looks like in
Belfast
Path of the eclipse
Mar 14 / Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 29, 2006SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 2008SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16 / Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2009LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 4, 2011SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15, 2011LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 25, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18 / Oct 19, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 20, 2015SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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