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Eclipse visible in Atlanta – Jun 26, 2010 Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Atlanta. As the central part of the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a partial lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.

The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

More about the Jun 26, 2010 Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Atlanta on Saturday, June 26, 2010

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in AtlantaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsJun 26 at 4:59 AM227°Southwest13.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsJun 26 at 6:18 AM239°West-southwest1.0° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in AtlantaJun 26 at 6:19 AM239°West-southwest0.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Atlanta would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetJun 26 at 6:25 AM240°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 26 at 7:38 AM250°West-southwest13.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 26 at 8:58 AM259°West29.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 26 at 10:18 AM268°West44.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Atlanta (EDT - Eastern Daylight Time).

Other eclipses visible in Atlanta

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Atlanta
Looks like in
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Path of the eclipse
Apr 8, 2005SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20 / Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 20, 2012SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 23, 2014SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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