Lunar Eclipse Diagram

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This diagram shows the progression of the total lunar eclipse on December 20th and December 21st, 2010. Each number corresponds with the beginning of a specific stage in the eclipse. 1) Partial eclipse begins 2) Total eclipse beings 3) Mid-eclipse 4) Total eclipse ends 5) Partial eclipse ends

Moon images courtesy of Nathan S. Barrow.
(Diagram created by Shelley Witte)