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Flag for Yemen December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aden, Yemen

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 5:36 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Aden: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 2:33 PM

Maximum: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 5:36 PM

Ended: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 8:30 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes


December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aden

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Aden. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:32 PM Dec 105:36 PM Dec 107:17 PM Dec 10
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Local times for eclipse in Aden on Saturday, December 10, 2011

EventTime in AdenDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 2:33:36 PM49°Northeast36.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 3:45:44 PM59°East-northeast22.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 5:06:18 PM65°East-northeast6.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 10 at 5:31:49 PM67°East-northeast0.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 10 at 5:32:34 PM67°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in AdenDec 10 at 5:36:47 PM67°East-northeast0.8°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Aden 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 East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse endsDec 10 at 5:57:25 PM68°East-northeast5.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 10 at 7:17:59 PM71°East-northeast22.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 10 at 8:30:01 PM71°East-northeast38.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Aden (AST – Arabia Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Aden

Eclipse Visibility from AdenVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPenumbral
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Aden, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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