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Flag for U.S.A. June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.

Max view in Minneapolis
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 5:29 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Minneapolis: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 3:48 AM

Maximum: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 5:29 AM

Ended: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 8:18 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes

Location

June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Minneapolis

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

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

More about the June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
4:59 AM Jun 45:29 AM Jun 45:32 AM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Minneapolis on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in MinneapolisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 3:48 AM219°Southwest12.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 4:59 AM232°Southwest4.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in MinneapolisJun 4 at 5:29 AM237°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Minneapolis 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 5:32 AM238°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 6:03 AM243°West-southwest5.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 7:06 AM253°West-southwest15.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 8:18 AM265°West26.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Minneapolis (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Minneapolis

Eclipse Visibility from MinneapolisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
Partial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
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 Minneapolis, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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