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Flag for Canada December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 7:31 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Aklavik: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 4:33 AM

Maximum: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 7:31 AM

Ended: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 10:30 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes


December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Aklavik. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
5:45 AM Dec 107:31 AM Dec 109:17 AM Dec 10
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Local times for eclipse in Aklavik on Saturday, December 10, 2011

EventTime in AklavikDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 4:33:36 AM231°Southwest37.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 5:45:44 AM249°West-southwest31.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 7:06:18 AM268°West24.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 10 at 7:31:49 AM274°West22.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 10 at 7:57:25 AM280°West19.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 10 at 9:17:59 AM297°West-northwest12.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 10 at 10:30:01 AM312°Northwest7.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
Times are local for Aklavik (MST – Mountain Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Aklavik

Eclipse Visibility From AklavikVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 5VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
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