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Flag for Canada December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Blanc-Sablon, Quebec, Canada

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 4:16 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Blanc-Sablon: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 1:29 AM

Maximum: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 4:16 AM

Ended: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 7:04 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 35 minutes


December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Blanc-Sablon

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Blanc-Sablon. 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
2:32 AM Dec 214:16 AM Dec 216:01 AM Dec 21
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Local times for eclipse in Blanc-Sablon on Tuesday, December 21, 2010

EventTime in Blanc-SablonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 1:29:20 AM228°Southwest54.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 2:32:39 AM246°West-southwest46.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 3:40:50 AM261°West36.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 21 at 4:16:56 AM269°West31.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 21 at 4:53:08 AM275°West25.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 6:01:20 AM287°West-northwest15.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 7:04:31 AM298°West-northwest7.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Times are local for Blanc-Sablon (AST – Atlantic Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Blanc-Sablon

Eclipse Visibility From Blanc-SablonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2012Jun 5VenusTransit
2013May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPenumbral
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
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