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Flag for US Minor Outlying Islands December 9, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Baker Island, US Minor Outlying Islands

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:31 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Baker Island: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 11:33 PM

Maximum: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 2:31 AM

Ended: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 5:30 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes


December 9, 2011 – December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Baker Island

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Baker Island. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
12:45 AM Dec 102:31 AM Dec 104:17 AM Dec 10
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Local times for eclipse in Baker Island on Saturday, December 10, 2011

EventTime in Baker IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 9 at 11:33:36 PM359°North67.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 12:45:44 AM324°Northwest61.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 2:06:18 AM304°Northwest46.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 10 at 2:31:49 AM301°West-northwest41.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 10 at 2:57:25 AM299°West-northwest36.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 10 at 4:17:59 AM294°West-northwest18.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 10 at 5:30:01 AM293°West-northwest2.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Times are local for Baker Island (AoE – Anywhere on Earth).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Baker Island

Eclipse Visibility From Baker IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 20LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarPenumbral
2011Dec 9 / Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Jun 5VenusTransit
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
2014Apr 14LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 20LunarPartial
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