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Total Lunar Eclipse of December 21, 2010

A total eclipse of the Moon occurs during the early morning hours of December 21, 2010. The entire event was visible from America, Greenland and Iceland. Western Europe will see the beginning stages of the eclipse before moonset while western Asia will get the later stages after moonrise. During a total lunar eclipse, the Moon's disk can take on a dramatically colorful appearance from bright orange to blood red and more rarely dark brown to very dark gray.

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Total Lunar Eclipse, 21 December 2010
A total eclipse of the Moon occurs during the early morning hours of December 21, 2010. The entire event was visible from America, Greenland and Iceland. Western Europe will see the beginning stages of the eclipse before moonset while western Asia will get the later stages after moonrise. During a total lunar eclipse, the Moon's disk can take on a dramatically colorful appearance from bright orange to blood red and more rarely dark brown to very dark gray.