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Flag for Greenland December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Danmarkshavn, Greenland

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 8:16 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Danmarkshavn: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 5:29 AM

Maximum: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 8:16 AM

Ended: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 11:04 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 35 minutes


December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Danmarkshavn

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Danmarkshavn. 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
6:32 AM Dec 218:16 AM Dec 2110:01 AM Dec 21
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Local times for eclipse in Danmarkshavn on Tuesday, December 21, 2010

EventTime in DanmarkshavnDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 5:29:20 AM252°West-southwest27.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 6:32:39 AM267°West24.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 7:40:50 AM283°West-northwest20.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 21 at 8:16:56 AM291°West-northwest18.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 21 at 8:53:08 AM299°West-northwest16.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 10:01:20 AM315°Northwest13.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 11:04:31 AM329°North-northwest11.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Danmarkshavn (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Danmarkshavn

Eclipse Visibility From DanmarkshavnVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20 / May 21SolarPartial
2012Jun 5 / Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Oct 8LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
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