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Flag for US Minor Outlying Islands June 3, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Howland Island, US Minor Outlying Islands

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Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Howland Island: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 8:48 PM

Maximum: Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Ended: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 1:18 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes


June 3, 2012 – June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Howland Island

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Howland Island. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
9:59 PM Jun 311:03 PM Jun 312:06 AM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Howland Island on Sunday, June 3, 2012

EventTime in Howland IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 3 at 8:48:11 PM121°East-southeast41.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 3 at 9:59:55 PM133°Southeast55.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 3 at 11:03:13 PM156°South-southeast64.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 12:06:29 AM191°South-southwest66.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 1:18:16 AM222°Southwest58.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Howland Island (AoE – Anywhere on Earth).

Eclipses visible in Howland Island

Eclipse Visibility from Howland 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
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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