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Flag for U.S.A. November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S.A.

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 5:33 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Fairbanks: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 3:15 AM

Maximum: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 5:33 AM

Ended: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 7:51 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 36 minutes


November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Fairbanks

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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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

3:15 AM Nov 285:33 AM Nov 287:51 AM Nov 28
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Local times for eclipse in Fairbanks on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

EventTime in FairbanksDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 28 at 3:15:00 AM230°Southwest37.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseNov 28 at 5:33:01 AM264°West24.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 28 at 7:51:00 AM294°West-northwest10.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Fairbanks (AKST – Alaska Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Fairbanks

Eclipse Visibility from FairbanksVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarPartial
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
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