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Eclipse visible in Mackay – December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Mackay, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Mackay on Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in MackayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 3:30 PM76°East-northeast40.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 4:33 PM73°East-northeast27.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 5:42 PM69°East-northeast12.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 21 at 6:16 PM66°East-northeast5.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 21 at 6:42 PM64°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsDec 21 at 6:51 PM63°East-northeast1.6° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in MackayDec 21 at 6:52 PM63°East-northeast1.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Mackay would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 8:00 PM56°East-northeast14.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 9:03 PM47°Northeast25.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Mackay (AEST - Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Mackay

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in MackayLooks like in MackayPath of the eclipse
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17 / Oct 18, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 26, 2009SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9 / Feb 10, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26 / Jun 27, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10 / Dec 11, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 14, 2012SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28 / Nov 29, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 26, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 10, 2013SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 29, 2014SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4 / Apr 5, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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