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Flag for USA December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 6:54 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Albuquerque: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 4:33 AM

Maximum: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 6:54 AM

Ended: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 10:30 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes


December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Albuquerque

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Albuquerque, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:45 AM Dec 106:54 AM Dec 107:04 AM Dec 10
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Local times for eclipse in Albuquerque on Saturday, December 10, 2011

EventTime in AlbuquerqueDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 4:33:36 AM279°West27.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 5:45:44 AM288°West-northwest13.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in AlbuquerqueDec 10 at 6:54:05 AM296°West-northwest1.6°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Albuquerque would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetDec 10 at 7:04:14 AM298°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 7:06:18 AM298°West-northwest0.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 10 at 7:31:49 AM302°West-northwest5.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsDec 10 at 7:57:25 AM305°Northwest9.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 10 at 9:17:59 AM320°Northwest21.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 10 at 10:30:01 AM335°North-northwest28.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Albuquerque (MST – Mountain Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Albuquerque

Eclipse Visibility From AlbuquerqueVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
2012May 20SolarAnnular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Jun 5VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Note: Click on the date link for details in Albuquerque, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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