Partial Lunar Eclipse in Pictures: June 4, 2012

Partial Lunar Eclipse Seen from Wichita, KS #2

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An unidentified skywatcher sent this photo of the partial lunar eclipse of June 4, 2012, taken in Wichita, KS.

Fly Me to The Eclipsing Moon

Laurel Nendza

Skywatcher Laurel Nendza took this photo of the partial lunar eclipse of June 4, 2012, in Leesburg, FL in front of the Leesburg International Airport. She writes: "Fly me to the eclipsing moon."

Partial Lunar Eclipse Seen from Saskatoon, SK

Colin Chatfield

Skywatcher Colin Chatfield took this photo of the partial lunar eclipse of June 4, 2012, in Saskatoon, SK, Canada. He writes: "The eclipse here was fairly clear, with the Moon sinking into the clouds after about 45 mins of the start of the eclipse."

Timetable for Partial Lunar Eclipse of June 4, 2012

F. Espenak, NASA GSFC

The table below gives times of each phase of the eclipse for various time zones in North America and Hawaii on June 4, 2012.

Earth's Umbra and Penumbra Diagram for Partial Lunar Eclipse of June 4, 2012.

F. Espenak, NASA GSFC

This diagram shows the expected path of the moon through the Earth's shadow on June 4, 2012.

Partial Lunar Eclipse of June 4, 2012

F. Espenak, NASA GSFC

This diagram explains the partial lunar eclipse of June 4, 2012.

June 4, 2012 Partial Lunar Eclipse Sky Map

Starry Night Software

Sky map for the June 4, 2012, partial lunar eclipse.

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