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Flag for U.S.A. June 26, 2010 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.A.

Max view in Des Moines
Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 5:36 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Des Moines: Partial Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 5:36 AM

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


Duration: 5 hours, 22 minutes

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June 26, 2010 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Des Moines

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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 Des Moines. 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
5:16 AM Jun 265:36 AM Jun 265:39 AM Jun 26
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Local times for eclipse in Des Moines on Saturday, June 26, 2010

EventTime in Des MoinesDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 26 at 3:57 AM218°Southwest13.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 26 at 5:16 AM233°Southwest3.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Des MoinesJun 26 at 5:36 AM236°Southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Des Moines 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 5:39 AM237°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 26 at 6:38 AM246°West-southwest9.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 26 at 7:59 AM258°West-southwest23.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 26 at 9:19 AM270°West37.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Des Moines (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Des Moines

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

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