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Flag for USA June 26, 2010 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Anchorage, Alaska, USA

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Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 3:38 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Anchorage: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 12:57 AM

Maximum: Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 3:38 AM

Ended: Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 6:19 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 22 minutes


June 26, 2010 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Anchorage

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Anchorage. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
2:16 AM Jun 263:38 AM Jun 264:23 AM Jun 26
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Local times for eclipse in Anchorage on Saturday, June 26, 2010

EventTime in AnchorageDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 26 at 12:57:24 AM166°South-southeast3.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 26 at 2:16:59 AM184°South3.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Maximum EclipseJun 26 at 3:38:28 AM202°South-southwest2.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
MoonsetJun 26 at 4:23:20 AM211°South-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 26 at 4:59:50 AM219°Southwest1.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 26 at 6:19:32 AM235°Southwest9.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Anchorage (AKDT – Alaska Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Anchorage

Eclipse Visibility From AnchorageVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Jun 5VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarPartial
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
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