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Flag for Russia December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Irkutsk, Russia

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 4:52 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Irkutsk: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 1:29 PM

Maximum: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 4:52 PM

Ended: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 7:04 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 35 minutes


December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Irkutsk

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Irkutsk. 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
4:47 PM Dec 214:52 PM Dec 216:01 PM Dec 21
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Local times for eclipse in Irkutsk on Tuesday, December 21, 2010

EventTime in IrkutskDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 1:29:20 PMNorth14.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 2:32:39 PM22°North-northeast12.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 3:40:50 PM37°Northeast7.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 21 at 4:16:56 PM44°Northeast2.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 21 at 4:47:11 PM50°Northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in IrkutskDec 21 at 4:52:23 PM51°Northeast0.5°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Irkutsk would be around this time.
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 Northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse endsDec 21 at 4:53:08 PM51°Northeast0.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
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 Northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 6:01:20 PM63°East-northeast8.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 7:04:31 PM74°East-northeast17.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Irkutsk (IRKT – Irkutsk Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Irkutsk

Eclipse Visibility From IrkutskVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 2SolarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012May 21SolarPartial
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
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