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Flag for U.S.A. December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Midway, Midway Atoll, U.S.A.

Max view in Midway
Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 3:31 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Midway: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 12:33 AM

Maximum: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 3:31 AM

Ended: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 6:30 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes


December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Midway

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Midway. 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
1:45 AM Dec 103:31 AM Dec 105:17 AM Dec 10
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Local times for eclipse in Midway on Saturday, December 10, 2011

EventTime in MidwayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 12:33 AM177°South84.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 1:45 AM254°West-southwest73.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 3:06 AM269°West56.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 10 at 3:31 AM272°West50.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 10 at 3:57 AM274°West45.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 10 at 5:17 AM282°West-northwest28.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 10 at 6:30 AM288°West-northwest13.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Midway (SST – Samoa Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Midway

Eclipse Visibility from MidwayVisibility 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 14LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarPartial
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2018Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 5SolarPartial
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
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