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Flag for Colombia December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bogota, Colombia

Max view in Bogota
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 3:16 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Bogota: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 12:30 AM

Maximum: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 3:16 AM

Ended: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 6:03 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 33 minutes


December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bogota

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Bogota. 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
1:33 AM Dec 213:16 AM Dec 215:00 AM Dec 21
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Local times for eclipse in Bogota on Tuesday, December 21, 2010

EventTime in BogotaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 12:30 AM332°North-northwest67.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 1:33 AM310°Northwest57.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 2:42 AM299°West-northwest44.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 21 at 3:16 AM297°West-northwest36.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 21 at 3:51 AM295°West-northwest29.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 5:00 AM293°West-northwest14.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 6:03 AM294°West-northwest0.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Times are local for Bogota (COT – Colombia Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Bogota

Eclipse Visibility from BogotaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPenumbral
2018Jul 27LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Jul 16LunarPenumbral
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