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Flag for Chile December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Santiago, Chile

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 5:16 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Santiago: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 2:29 AM

Maximum: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 5:16 AM

Ended: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 8:04 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 35 minutes


December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Santiago

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Santiago. 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 partialMaxMoonset
3:32 AM Dec 215:16 AM Dec 216:34 AM Dec 21
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Local times for eclipse in Santiago on Tuesday, December 21, 2010

EventTime in SantiagoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 2:29:20 AM345°North-northwest30.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 3:32:39 AM330°North-northwest25.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 4:40:50 AM317°Northwest17.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 21 at 5:16:56 AM310°Northwest12.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 21 at 5:53:08 AM305°Northwest6.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
MoonsetDec 21 at 6:34:11 AM299°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 7:01:20 AM296°West-northwest5.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 8:04:31 AM288°West-northwest17.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Santiago (CLST – Chile Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Santiago

Eclipse Visibility From SantiagoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
2013May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Note: Click on the date link for details in Santiago, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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