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Eclipse visible in Houston – December 20, 2010 – December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Houston.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Houston on Tuesday, December 21, 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 HoustonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 20 at 11:30 PM120°East-southeast78.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 12:33 AM217°Southwest82.6° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 1:42 AM258°West-southwest69.8° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 21 at 2:16 AM264°West62.5° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 21 at 2:51 AM269°West55.2° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 4:00 AM276°West40.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 5:03 AM282°West-northwest27.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Times are local for Houston (CST - Central Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Houston

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in HoustonLooks like in HoustonPath of the eclipse
Apr 8, 2005SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 2007LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20 / Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse 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 20 / Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 20, 2012SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 14 / 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
Sep 27 / Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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