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Eclipse visible in Chengdu – June 26, 2010 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Chengdu. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

More about the June 26, 2010 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Chengdu on Saturday, June 26, 2010

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in ChengduDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 26 at 4:59 PM98°East37.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 26 at 6:18 PM106°East-southeast21.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 26 at 7:38 PM115°East-southeast6.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 26 at 8:09 PM118°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in ChengduJun 26 at 8:12 PM119°East-southeast0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Chengdu would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 26 at 8:58 PM125°Southeast8.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 26 at 10:18 PM138°Southeast20.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Chengdu (CST - China Standard Time).

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Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 29, 2006SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 19, 2007SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 2008SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 26, 2009SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9 / Feb 10, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 22, 2009SolarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 15, 2010SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10 / Dec 11, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 21, 2012SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Oct 19, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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