Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.

Flag for U.S.A. November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.

Max view in Denver
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 6:54 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Denver: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 5:15 AM

Maximum: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 6:54 AM

Ended: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 9:51 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 36 minutes

Location

November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Denver

You are using an outdated browser, to view the animation please update or switch to a modern browser. Alternatively you can view the old animation by clicking here.

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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.

More about the November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Add Eclipse to Calendar

Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
5:15 AM Nov 286:54 AM Nov 286:57 AM Nov 28
Expand for more details on eclipse events and times

Local times for eclipse in Denver on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

EventTime in DenverDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 28 at 5:15 AM282°West-northwest17.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in DenverNov 28 at 6:54 AM296°West-northwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Denver 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-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetNov 28 at 6:57 AM297°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseNov 28 at 7:33 AM302°West-northwest6.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 28 at 9:51 AM329°North-northwest24.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Denver (MST – Mountain Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Denver

Eclipse Visibility from DenverVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
Partial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Denver, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100