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Flag for Netherlands December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Amsterdam, Netherlands

Max view in Amsterdam
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 8:41 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Amsterdam: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 6:29 AM

Maximum: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 8:41 AM

Ended: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 12:04 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 35 minutes

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December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Amsterdam

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Amsterdam. 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 partialMaxMoonset
7:32 AM Dec 218:41 AM Dec 218:53 AM Dec 21
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Local times for eclipse in Amsterdam on Tuesday, December 21, 2010

EventTime in AmsterdamDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 6:29 AM285°West-northwest18.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 7:32 AM296°West-northwest9.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 8:40 AM308°Northwest1.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in AmsterdamDec 21 at 8:41 AM308°Northwest1.2°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Amsterdam would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetDec 21 at 8:53 AM311°Northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 21 at 9:16 AM315°Northwest1.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsDec 21 at 9:53 AM322°Northwest6.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 11:01 AM337°North-northwest11.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 12:04 PM350°North14.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Amsterdam (CET – Central European Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Amsterdam

Eclipse Visibility from AmsterdamVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Amsterdam, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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