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Flag for Norway December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 3:31 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Longyearbyen: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 12:33 PM

Maximum: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 3:31 PM

Ended: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 6:30 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes


December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Longyearbyen

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Longyearbyen. 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
1:45 PM Dec 103:31 PM Dec 105:17 PM Dec 10
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Local times for eclipse in Longyearbyen on Saturday, December 10, 2011

EventTime in LongyearbyenDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 12:33:36 PM12°North-northeast10.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 1:45:44 PM28°North-northeast11.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 3:06:18 PM46°Northeast13.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 10 at 3:31:49 PM52°Northeast14.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 10 at 3:57:25 PM58°East-northeast15.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 10 at 5:17:59 PM76°East-northeast19.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 10 at 6:30:01 PM93°East23.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Longyearbyen (CET – Central European Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Longyearbyen

Eclipse Visibility From LongyearbyenVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1 / Jun 2SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 21SolarPartial
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarTotal
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
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