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Flag for U.S.A. December 20, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.

Max view in Honolulu
Monday, December 20, 2010 at 10:16 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Honolulu: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 7:29 PM

Maximum: Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 10:16 PM

Ended: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 1:04 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 35 minutes


December 20, 2010 – December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Honolulu

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Honolulu. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
8:32 PM Dec 2010:16 PM Dec 2012:01 AM Dec 21
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Local times for eclipse in Honolulu on Monday, December 20, 2010

EventTime in HonoluluDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 20 at 7:29 PM72°East-northeast22.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 20 at 8:32 PM76°East-northeast36.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 20 at 9:40 PM78°East-northeast51.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 20 at 10:16 PM79°East59.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 20 at 10:53 PM79°East67.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 12:01 AM70°East-northeast82.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 1:04 AM290°West-northwest82.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Honolulu (HAST – Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Honolulu

Eclipse Visibility from HonoluluVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27LunarPenumbral
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
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