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Flag for Germany December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Leipzig, Saxony, Germany

Max view in Leipzig
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 8:12 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Leipzig: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 6:29 AM

Maximum: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 8:12 AM

Ended: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 12:04 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 35 minutes


December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Leipzig

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Leipzig, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
7:32 AM Dec 218:12 AM Dec 218:16 AM Dec 21
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Local times for eclipse in Leipzig on Tuesday, December 21, 2010

EventTime in LeipzigDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 6:29:20 AM290°West-northwest13.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 7:32:39 AM302°West-northwest5.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in LeipzigDec 21 at 8:12:23 AM309°Northwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Leipzig 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 Northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetDec 21 at 8:16:43 AM310°Northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 8:40:50 AM314°Northwest2.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 21 at 9:16:56 AM321°Northwest6.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsDec 21 at 9:53:08 AM329°North-northwest10.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 11:01:20 AM343°North-northwest14.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 12:04:31 PM357°North16.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Leipzig (CET – Central European Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Leipzig

Eclipse Visibility from LeipzigVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Leipzig, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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