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Flag for Finland December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Rovaniemi, Finland

Max view in Rovaniemi
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 10:16 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Rovaniemi: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 7:29 AM

Maximum: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 10:16 AM

Ended: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 1:04 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 35 minutes

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December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Rovaniemi

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Rovaniemi. 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

MoonriseMaxMoonset
1:00 PM Dec 2110:16 AM Dec 2111:44 AM Dec 21
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Local times for eclipse in Rovaniemi on Tuesday, December 21, 2010

EventTime in RovaniemiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 7:29 AM298°West-northwest13.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 8:32 AM311°Northwest8.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 9:40 AM325°Northwest4.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
Maximum EclipseDec 21 at 10:16 AM333°North-northwest2.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northwest.
Total Eclipse endsDec 21 at 10:53 AM341°North-northwest1.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetDec 21 at 11:44 AM352°North0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 12:01 PM356°North0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 21 at 1:00 PMNorth0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 1:04 PM10°North0.0°
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 North for the best view of the eclipse.
Times are local for Rovaniemi (EET – Eastern European Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Rovaniemi

Eclipse Visibility from RovaniemiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 1 / Jun 2SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
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