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Flag for U.S.A. June 26, 2010 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

Max view in Chicago
Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 5:10 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Chicago: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 3:57 AM

Maximum: Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 5:10 AM

Ended: Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 9:19 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 22 minutes


June 26, 2010 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Chicago

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

3:57 AM Jun 265:10 AM Jun 265:13 AM Jun 26
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Local times for eclipse in Chicago on Saturday, June 26, 2010

EventTime in ChicagoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 26 at 3:57:24 AM223°Southwest10.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in ChicagoJun 26 at 5:10:09 AM236°Southwest0.5°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Chicago 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 Southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJun 26 at 5:13:57 AM236°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 26 at 5:16:59 AM237°West-southwest0.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 26 at 6:38:28 AM249°West-southwest14.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 26 at 7:59:50 AM261°West27.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 26 at 9:19:32 AM274°West42.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Chicago (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Chicago

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

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