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Flag for U.S.A. June 16, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Wake Island, Wake Island, U.S.A.

Max view in Wake Island
Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 6:01 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Wake Island: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 5:24 AM

Maximum: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 6:01 AM

Ended: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 11:00 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 36 minutes

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June 16, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Wake Island

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Wake Island, but it could be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. 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

StartMaxMoonset
5:24 AM Jun 166:01 AM Jun 166:11 AM Jun 16
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Local times for eclipse in Wake Island on Thursday, June 16, 2011

EventTime in Wake IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 16 at 5:24 AM241°West-southwest9.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Wake IslandJun 16 at 6:01 AM244°West-southwest1.9°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Wake Island would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetJun 16 at 6:11 AM245°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 16 at 6:22 AM246°West-southwest1.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJun 16 at 7:22 AM250°West-southwest15.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 16 at 8:12 AM253°West-southwest26.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJun 16 at 9:02 AM255°West-southwest36.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 16 at 10:02 AM257°West-southwest49.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 16 at 11:00 AM257°West-southwest62.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Wake Island (WAKT – Wake Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Wake Island

Eclipse Visibility from Wake IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarPenumbral
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarPenumbral
Total
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
Note: Click on the date link for details in Wake Island, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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