Jun 4, 2012 Partial Lunar Eclipse
The partial lunar eclipse on June 4, 2012 is partly visible from western United States and Canada while people in Hawaii, New Zealand, and central and eastern Australia are able to follow the whole eclipse.
What this lunar eclipse looks like
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Where to see the eclipse
Continents seeing at least some parts of the eclipse:
- South/East Asia
- South/West North America
- Much of South America
- Indian Ocean
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Lima, Lima, Peru
- Jakarta, Jakarta Special Capital Region, Indonesia
- Manila, Philippines
- Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
- Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Santiago, Chile
- Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- Seoul, South Korea
- Tokyo, Japan
- Guatemala, Guatemala
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
- Taipei, Taiwan
- Hong Kong, Hong Kong
- Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China
- Singapore, Singapore
- Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China
When the eclipse happens worldwideLunar eclipses look approximately the same all over the world and happen at the same time.
The times displayed might be a minute or two off actual times.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Washington DC*||Visible in Washington DC|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Jun 4 at 8:49 AM||Jun 4 at 4:49 AM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Jun 4 at 10:07 AM||Jun 4 at 6:07 AM||No, below horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||Jun 4 at 11:03 AM||Jun 4 at 7:03 AM||No, below horizon|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Jun 4 at 11:59 AM||Jun 4 at 7:59 AM||No, below horizon|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Jun 4 at 1:16 PM||Jun 4 at 9:16 AM||No, below horizon|
* The Moon is below the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.