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Eclipse visible in Albany – June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

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 June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Albany on Monday, June 4, 2012

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 AlbanyDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 4:49 AM234°Southwest4.0° 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 Southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in AlbanyJun 4 at 5:16 AM239°West-southwest0.4° 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 Albany 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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJun 4 at 5:19 AM239°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 6:07 AM247°West-southwest8.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 7:03 AM255°West-southwest17.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 7:59 AM264°West27.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 9:16 AM276°West40.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Albany (EDT - Eastern Daylight Time).

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Mar 3, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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