Lunar Eclipse: What Time is the Lunar Eclipse 2010: Watch Online
Lunar Eclipse Tonight: What Time is the Lunar Eclipse December 20 2010
The lunar eclipse tonight should be visible in North and Central America starting December 20 2010 and is expected to last three-and-a-half hours as long as the skies are clear and free from clouds.
What time is the lunar eclipse 2010?
It should start at about 11:41pm PST or 2:41am EST on Tuesday December 21 2010 according to the AP.
The totality phase should last a little over an hour.
NASA recommends viewing the eclipse 3:17 am EST for the optimal viewing time if you don't want to watch the whole thing.
"It's perfectly placed so that all of North America can see it," said eclipse expert Fred Espenak of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
Watch the Lunar Eclipse Online
The Slooh space camera is expected to live stream the total lunar eclipse via Google Earth.
You have to sign up to Slooh to see the eclipse, which is free.
The live feed can be accessed by clicking on the planets icon in the Google Earth toolbar to switch to Sky mode. In the layers panel, open the Current Sky Events folder and click on the Slooh Space Camera layer.
December 21 is also the winter solstice, which is the longest night of the year and the days will get longer after this eclipse.