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

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 7:31 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Yellowknife: 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 — 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
5:45 AM Dec 107:31 AM Dec 109:17 AM Dec 10
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Local times for eclipse in Yellowknife on Saturday, December 10, 2011

EventTime in YellowknifeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 4:33:36 AM256°West-southwest31.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 5:45:44 AM272°West23.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 7:06:18 AM289°West-northwest14.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 10 at 7:31:49 AM294°West-northwest12.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 10 at 7:57:25 AM299°West-northwest9.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 10 at 9:17:59 AM316°Northwest2.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
MoonsetDec 10 at 10:00:55 AM325°Northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 10 at 10:30:01 AM331°North-northwest1.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Yellowknife (MST – Mountain Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Yellowknife

Eclipse Visibility from YellowknifeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Yellowknife, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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