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Flag for Norway December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Hammerfest, Norway

Max view in Hammerfest
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 9:16 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Hammerfest: Total Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 9:16 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 — Hammerfest

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Hammerfest. 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 partialMaxEnd of partial
7:32 AM Dec 219:16 AM Dec 2111:01 AM Dec 21
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Local times for eclipse in Hammerfest on Tuesday, December 21, 2010

EventTime in HammerfestDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 6:29 AM295°West-northwest15.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 7:32 AM309°Northwest11.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 8:40 AM323°Northwest7.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
Maximum EclipseDec 21 at 9:16 AM331°North-northwest6.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northwest.
Total Eclipse endsDec 21 at 9:53 AM339°North-northwest4.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northwest.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 11:01 AM354°North3.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 12:04 PMNorth3.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North.
Times are local for Hammerfest (CET – Central European Time).

Eclipses visible in Hammerfest

Eclipse Visibility from HammerfestVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 1 / Jun 2SolarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarPenumbral
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarPartial
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
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