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Flag for Venezuela June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Caracas, Venezuela

Max view in Caracas
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 5:26 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Caracas: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 4:19 AM

Maximum: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 5:26 AM

Ended: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 8:46 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 27 minutes


June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Caracas

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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

4:19 AM Jun 45:26 AM Jun 45:33 AM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Caracas on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in CaracasDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 4:19 AM244°West-southwest15.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in CaracasJun 4 at 5:26 AM248°West-southwest1.2°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Caracas would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetJun 4 at 5:33 AM248°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 5:37 AM248°West-southwest0.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 6:33 AM250°West-southwest13.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 7:29 AM251°West-southwest26.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 8:46 AM250°West-southwest43.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Caracas (VET – Venezuelan Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Caracas

Eclipse Visibility from CaracasVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarPenumbral
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Caracas, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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