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Flag for New Zealand December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Hamilton, New Zealand (Kirikiriroa)

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 9:16 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Hamilton: Total Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 9:16 PM

Ended: Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 12:04 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 35 minutes

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December 21, 2010 – December 22, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Hamilton

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Hamilton. 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
8:37 PM Dec 219:16 PM Dec 2111:01 PM Dec 21
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Local times for eclipse in Hamilton on Tuesday, December 21, 2010

EventTime in HamiltonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 6:29 PM76°East-northeast23.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 7:32 PM68°East-northeast11.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 21 at 8:37 PM59°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 8:40 PM59°East-northeast0.4°
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 9:16 PM53°Northeast5.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northeast.
Total Eclipse endsDec 21 at 9:53 PM47°Northeast11.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 11:01 PM34°Northeast19.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 22 at 12:04 AM20°North-northeast25.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Hamilton (NZDT – New Zealand Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Hamilton

Eclipse Visibility from HamiltonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21 / Dec 22LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPenumbral
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Hamilton, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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