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Flag for United Kingdom November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 4:02 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Glasgow: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 12:15 PM

Maximum: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 4:02 PM

Ended: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 4:51 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 36 minutes


November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Glasgow

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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.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

3:57 PM Nov 284:02 PM Nov 284:51 PM Nov 28
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Local times for eclipse in Glasgow on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

EventTime in GlasgowDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 28 at 12:15:00 PMNorth14.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseNov 28 at 2:33:01 PM35°Northeast8.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseNov 28 at 3:57:13 PM52°Northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in GlasgowNov 28 at 4:02:45 PM53°Northeast0.5°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Glasgow 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 Northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 28 at 4:51:00 PM63°East-northeast5.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Times are local for Glasgow (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Glasgow

Eclipse Visibility From GlasgowVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Note: Click on the date link for details in Glasgow, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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