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Flag for Greenland December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland (Scoresbysund)

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 7:16 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Ittoqqortoormiit: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 4:29 AM

Maximum: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 7:16 AM

Ended: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 10:04 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 35 minutes


December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Ittoqqortoormiit

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Ittoqqortoormiit. 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
5:32 AM Dec 217:16 AM Dec 219:01 AM Dec 21
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Local times for eclipse in Ittoqqortoormiit on Tuesday, December 21, 2010

EventTime in IttoqqortoormiitDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 4:29:20 AM252°West-southwest30.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 5:32:39 AM267°West25.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 6:40:50 AM282°West-northwest20.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 21 at 7:16:56 AM290°West-northwest17.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 21 at 7:53:08 AM298°West-northwest14.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 9:01:20 AM313°Northwest10.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 10:04:31 AM326°Northwest6.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
Times are local for Ittoqqortoormiit (EGT – East Greenland Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Ittoqqortoormiit

Eclipse Visibility From IttoqqortoormiitVisibility 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
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPenumbral
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
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