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Flag for Canada December 20, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

Max view in Yellowknife
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 1:16 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Yellowknife: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 10:29 PM

Maximum: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 1:16 AM

Ended: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 4:04 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 35 minutes

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December 20, 2010 – December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Yellowknife

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Yellowknife. 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
11:32 PM Dec 201:16 AM Dec 213:01 AM Dec 21
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Local times for eclipse in Yellowknife on Tuesday, December 21, 2010

EventTime in YellowknifeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 20 at 10:29 PM138°Southeast45.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 20 at 11:32 PM159°South-southeast49.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 12:40 AM182°South50.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 21 at 1:16 AM195°South-southwest50.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 21 at 1:53 AM207°South-southwest48.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 3:01 AM228°Southwest43.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 4:04 AM245°West-southwest37.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Yellowknife (MST – Mountain Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Yellowknife

Eclipse Visibility from YellowknifeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
Partial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
Partial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
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