June 13, 2011

TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE JUNE 2011


A Total Lunar Eclipse will take place on June 15, 2011. It will be visible completely over Africa, and Central Asia, visible rising over South America, western Africa, and Europe, and setting over eastern Asia. In western Asia, Australia and the Philippines, the lunar eclipse will be visible just before sunrise.





Timing of Contacts (UTC)

P1: 17:23:05, U1: 18:22:37, U2: 19:22:11, Greatest: 20:12:37, U3: 21:03:22, U4: 22:02:35, P4: 23:02:15.

Local Timings

Penumbra1: 10:57pm, Umbra1: 11:55pm, Greatest: 1:43am, Umbra2: 3:31am, Penumbra2: 4:30am.

51 Ophiuchi Occultation







For local observers, the star 51 Ophiuchi will be occulted by the moon during Eclipse. The moon will hide the star at 11:19pm. The star will reappear at 12:48am.

The time of occultation in UTC from 17:49 UT to 19:18 UT (Reappearance of the star).



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