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

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 5:16 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Sapporo: 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 — Sapporo

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Sapporo. 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
3:54 PM Dec 215:16 PM Dec 217:01 PM Dec 21
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Local times for eclipse in Sapporo on Tuesday, December 21, 2010

EventTime in SapporoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 2:29:20 PM42°Northeast11.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 3:32:39 PM53°Northeast2.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 21 at 3:54:50 PM57°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 4:40:50 PM64°East-northeast6.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Maximum EclipseDec 21 at 5:16:56 PM70°East-northeast12.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 21 at 5:53:08 PM75°East-northeast18.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 7:01:20 PM85°East30.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 8:04:31 PM96°East41.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Sapporo (JST – Japan Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Sapporo

Eclipse Visibility From SapporoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 2SolarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarPartial
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012May 21SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Sapporo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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