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Eclipse visible in Phoenix – Dec 20 – Dec 21, 2010 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Phoenix.

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

More about the Dec 21, 2010 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Phoenix 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 PhoenixDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsDec 20 at 10:30 PM105°East-southeast64.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsDec 20 at 11:33 PM130°Southeast75.6° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 12:42 AM204°South-southwest79.4° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 21 at 1:16 AM233°Southwest74.9° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 21 at 1:51 AM248°West-southwest68.7° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 21 at 3:00 AM263°West55.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 21 at 4:03 AM272°West42.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Phoenix (MST - Mountain Standard Time).

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