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Flag for Norfolk Island December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kingston, Norfolk Island

Max view in Kingston
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 7:46 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Kingston: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 4:59 PM

Maximum: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 7:46 PM

Ended: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 10:34 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 35 minutes


December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kingston

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Kingston. 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
7:12 PM Dec 217:46 PM Dec 219:31 PM Dec 21
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Local times for eclipse in Kingston on Tuesday, December 21, 2010

EventTime in KingstonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 4:59 PM76°East-northeast26.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 6:02 PM70°East-northeast14.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 7:10 PM62°East-northeast0.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 21 at 7:12 PM62°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 21 at 7:46 PM58°East-northeast5.9°
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 8:23 PM53°Northeast12.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 9:31 PM42°Northeast22.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 10:34 PM29°North-northeast30.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kingston (NFT – Norfolk Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Kingston

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

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