Top 10 Lunar Eclipses of the 2010s

Lunar Eclipses (in which the moon passes through Earth's shadow) occur on a roughly equal frequency with Solar Eclipses but you are more likely to witness them in your lifetime since they can last up to nearly 2 hours and anyone on the night side of Earth can view them given the right weather conditions. These are the top eclipses of the decade (2010-2019). Feel free to share your eclipse experiences here.
The Top Ten
1 July 27, 2018 (Total)

With an umbral magnitude of 1.614, it wasn't quite as deep as June 15th 2011's but the Moon's father distance from Earth made up for it & it became the longest this century.

At 102 minutes and 57 seconds this is the longest of the 21st century (but not the longest of the millennium). Most of Africa, the Middle East and South Asia was able to see this. Sadly I was asleep at the time (It occurred at the very early morning here at the Philippines) so I didn't get to see it :(

2 January 31, 2018 (Total)

Sometimes called the "super blue blood moon" due to 3 events happening simultaneously in one night. It's a super moon because it appears larger and brighter by a small amount. It's a blue moon because it's the second full moon of the month (the first occurred on January 2) and it's a blood moon due to it's reddish appearance (This occurs due to atmospheric refraction of red light to the moon). This is visible over most of Asia, Russia, and the western United States. The next occurrence will be on January 2037, still over the same location.

For the 1st time in over 35 years, a blue moon, a supermoon & total lunar eclipse happened all at the same time. No wonder it was a big deal.

3 January 21, 2019 (Total)

This's the 1st total lunar eclipse where I photographed the Moon in all eclipse stages. At an umbral magnitude of 1.201, it wasn't extremely shallow like the April 4th 2015 or May 26th, 2021 eclipses, but it wasn't so deep like on June 15th 2011 (which was the deepest since July 16th 2000 - at magnitude 1.705 - & the longest since August 13th 1859) or July 27th 2018 (which was the longest for this century & had an umbral magnitude of 1.614) & it was a bit less deep than the September 28th 2015 eclipse (which was 1.282 in umbral magnitude & also happened during the supermoon). Totality lasted 61 minutes 59 seconds & it was partial for 196 minutes 45 seconds & penumbral for 311 minutes 30 seconds. Yet since it happened during the supermoon, it was the perfect additional treat for great eclipse lunar photography in good weather conditions. Plus it was an extra treat when we detected a tiny meteor colliding with the Moon during totality. The image on this item was taken by me when it ...more

Visible over most of North America. Just under two years after the famed August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse. It's referred to as the "super wolf blood moon" because it occurred during a super moon and during the first month of the year (as referred to from the Farmer's Almanac). This is also the last Total Lunar Eclipse of the decade, the next won't be until May 26, 2021 (where I managed to photograph it)

4 April 4, 2015 (Total)

This is the third eclipse of the 2014-2015 Blood Moon Tetrad (four consecutive total eclipses without any partial eclipses in between) and it is visible mostly over the Pacific. Normally Total Lunar Eclipses last many more minutes than even the longest Total or Annular Solar Eclipse, this however is the shortest Lunar Eclipse in the past 5 centuries, at only 4 minutes and 44 seconds. I wasn't able to see reddening of the moon as a result but I did saw it passing through Earth's shadow almost entirely.

Given how shallow this was (at magnitude 1.005), it's easy to see why this was so short. Not since October 17th, 1529. So a lunar eclipse this short or shorter is truly a once in multiple lifetimes event. The total lunar eclipse in 1529 on the other hand was 1 minute 42 seconds.

5 September 28, 2015 (Total)

It happened 1 hour after our Moon made its closest distance to Earth. Yet it was the 1st time since 1982 that this happened. Yet the Moon was halfway between the edge & center of Earth's umbra (at magnitude 1.282), so it wasn't as deep as what we had in June 15th 2011 (at magnitude 1.705) or July 28th 2017 (at magnitude 1.614), but the Moon was much darker than usual due to the leftover ash from the eruption of the Calbuco volcano on April that year. The next supermoon lunar eclipse happened on January 31st, 2018 (during a traditional blue moon), again on January 21st 2019 & May 26th 2021. Yet this marked the 1st time in 19 years that a lunar eclipse happened that day (since 2004).

The last of the 2014-2015 Tetrad. Visible over North and South America, Europe and parts of Africa

6 July 16, 2019 (Partial)

Most of the Top Eclipses here are total ones but I have to give some credit to this partial eclipse. It is the last Lunar Eclipse of the decade and the next one (not counting penumbral eclipses) will not be until (the aforementioned) May 26, 2021. Also compared to other Partial Lunar Eclipses, this crossed much deeper into Earth's umbra. This can be seen over Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. Again I was asleep and it would most likely be close to moonset when it happened so no chances.

7 December 21, 2010 (Total)

Took place over North America and northwestern parts of South America

I remember this eclipse I didn't see most of it because I had to go to bed during it, it sucked

8 October 28, 2014 (Total)

The second eclipse of the 2014-2015 tetrad. It can be seen over the Pacific, Canada and the United States. Despite being awake at the time, I didn't see it, probably due to clouds or I just didn't notice because back then I didn't know when and where eclipses happen. Lunar Eclipses like Solar Eclipses also follow a predictable pattern so that's why I can simply look up online to check for the next eclipse occurring over my area.

9 April 15, 2014 (Total)

The first of the 2014-2015 tetrad. Occurred over North and South America

10 June 15, 2011 (Total)

It was our most central lunar eclipse since July 16, 2000, with an umbral magnitude of 1.705.

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