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Flag for U.S.A. June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.

Max view in Seattle
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 4:03 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Seattle: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 1:48 AM

Maximum: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 4:03 AM

Ended: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 6:18 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes


June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Seattle

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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 Seattle. 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
2:59 AM Jun 44:03 AM Jun 45:06 AM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Seattle on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in SeattleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 1:48:11 AM191°South-southwest19.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 2:59:55 AM208°South-southwest15.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 4:03:13 AM221°Southwest9.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 5:06:29 AM233°Southwest2.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
MoonsetJun 4 at 5:24:49 AM236°Southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 6:18:16 AM245°West-southwest8.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Seattle (PDT – Pacific Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Seattle

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

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