Full Lunar eclipse for the year of 2010 is to be witnessed tonight in the southern region of Europe. The people of united states are able to see the total eclipse whereas  parts of Europe and Africa will see it partially. This would be the first total lunar eclipse in almost 3 years as the last total lunar eclipse was on February 20, 2008.

The start of the eclipse will begin December 21 after midnight EST on December 21 in North and South America while it will be visible in Northern Europe just before sunrise. The end of the total lunar eclipse 2010 will also be visible at Sunset for Japan and northeastern Asia. In Philippines it will be visible after sunset as a partial lunar eclipse.

This is  the second lunar eclipse in 2010 as the first eclipse is a partial one happened on June 26, 2010.  Today’s lunar eclipse is the first total lunar eclipse to occur on the day of the Northern Winter Solstice since 1638, and only the second in the Common Era.

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