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November 2012 lunar eclipse

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
November 28, 2012

The northern parts of the moon will perceptibly dim as the moon passes through the Earth's penumbral shadow
Series (and member) 145 (11 of 71)
Duration (hr:mn:sc)
Penumbral 4:35:59
Contacts
P1 12:14:59 UTC
Greatest 14:32:59 UTC
P4 16:50:59 UTC

The moon's hourly motion across the Earth's shadow in the constellation of Taurus

A penumbral lunar eclipse occurred on November 28, 2012, the second of two lunar eclipses in 2012.

Contents

  • Visibility 1
    • Map 1.1
  • Related eclipses 2
    • Lunar year (354 days) 2.1
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

Visibility


A simulated view of the earth from the center of the moon at maximal eclipse

Map

Related eclipses

Lunar year (354 days)

This eclipse is the one of four lunar eclipses in a short-lived series. The lunar year series repeats after 12 lunations or 354 days (Shifting back about 10 days in sequential years). Because of the date shift, the Earth's shadow will be about 11 degrees west in sequential events.

Lunar eclipse series sets from 2009–2013
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros #
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Photo
Date
Viewing
Type
chart
Saros #
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Photo
Date
Viewing
Type
chart
110 2009 July 07
penumbral
115
2009 Dec 31
partial
120
2010 June 26
partial
125
2010 Dec 21
total
130
2011 June 15
total
135
2011 Dec 10
total
140
2012 June 04
partial
145 2012 Nov 28
penumbral
150 2013 May 25
penumbral
Last set 2009 Aug 06 Last set 2009 Feb 9
Next set 2013 Apr 25 Next set 2013 Oct 18

See also

External links

  • 2012 Nov 28 chart: Eclipse Predictions by Fred Espenak, NASA/GSFC
  • Penumbral lunar eclipse on November 28, 2012
  • NASA: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse of November 28
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