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Flag for Greenland December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nuuk, Greenland (Godthåb)

Max view in Nuuk
Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 9:55 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Nuuk: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 8:33 AM

Maximum: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 9:55 AM

Ended: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 2:30 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes

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December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nuuk

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Nuuk, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
9:45 AM Dec 109:55 AM Dec 1010:04 AM Dec 10
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Local times for eclipse in Nuuk on Saturday, December 10, 2011

EventTime in NuukDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 8:33 AM311°Northwest5.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 9:45 AM326°Northwest0.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in NuukDec 10 at 9:55 AM328°North-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 Nuuk 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 North-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetDec 10 at 10:04 AM330°North-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 11:06 AM344°North-northwest1.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 10 at 11:31 AM349°North2.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsDec 10 at 11:57 AM355°North2.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 10 at 1:17 PM13°North-northeast2.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 10 at 2:30 PM29°North-northeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Nuuk (WGT – West Greenland Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Nuuk

Eclipse Visibility from NuukVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
Total
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Nuuk, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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