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Flag for Algeria December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Algiers, Algeria (Alger)

Max view in Algiers
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 7:53 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Algiers: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 6:29 AM

Maximum: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 7:53 AM

Ended: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 12:04 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 35 minutes


December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Algiers

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Algiers, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
7:32 AM Dec 217:53 AM Dec 217:57 AM Dec 21
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Local times for eclipse in Algiers on Tuesday, December 21, 2010

EventTime in AlgiersDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 6:29:20 AM288°West-northwest15.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 7:32:39 AM296°West-northwest3.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in AlgiersDec 21 at 7:53:35 AM299°West-northwest0.5°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Algiers 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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetDec 21 at 7:57:30 AM300°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 8:40:50 AM306°Northwest7.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 21 at 9:16:56 AM312°Northwest12.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsDec 21 at 9:53:08 AM319°Northwest17.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 11:01:20 AM333°North-northwest25.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 12:04:31 PM347°North-northwest29.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Algiers (CET – Central European Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Algiers

Eclipse Visibility from AlgiersVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Algiers, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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