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Flag for USA December 20, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adak, Alaska, USA

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Monday, December 20, 2010 at 10:16 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Adak: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 7:29 PM

Maximum: Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 10:16 PM

Ended: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 1:04 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 35 minutes


December 20, 2010 – December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adak

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Adak. 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
8:32 PM Dec 2010:16 PM Dec 2012:01 AM Dec 21
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Local times for eclipse in Adak on Monday, December 20, 2010

EventTime in AdakDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 20 at 7:29:20 PM73°East-northeast16.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 20 at 8:32:39 PM84°East25.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 20 at 9:40:50 PM97°East35.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 20 at 10:16:56 PM105°East-southeast41.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 20 at 10:53:08 PM114°East-southeast46.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 12:01:20 AM134°Southeast54.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 1:04:31 AM158°South-southeast59.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Adak (HAST – Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Adak

Eclipse Visibility From AdakVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Jun 5VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 5SolarPartial
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
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