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Flag for Japan December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Hamamatsu, Japan

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 5:16 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Hamamatsu: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 2:29 PM

Maximum: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 5:16 PM

Ended: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 8:04 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 35 minutes


December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Hamamatsu

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Hamamatsu. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
4:36 PM Dec 215:16 PM Dec 217:01 PM Dec 21
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Local times for eclipse in Hamamatsu on Tuesday, December 21, 2010

EventTime in HamamatsuDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 2:29:20 PM41°Northeast20.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 3:32:39 PM52°Northeast11.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 21 at 4:36:46 PM61°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 4:40:50 PM61°East-northeast0.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
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 East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximum EclipseDec 21 at 5:16:56 PM66°East-northeast6.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Total Eclipse endsDec 21 at 5:53:08 PM71°East-northeast13.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 7:01:20 PM79°East26.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 8:04:31 PM87°East38.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Hamamatsu (JST – Japan Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Hamamatsu

Eclipse Visibility from HamamatsuVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012May 21SolarAnnular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
2019Jul 17LunarPenumbral
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Hamamatsu, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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