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Flag for Australia July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Eucla, Western Australia, Australia

Max view in Eucla
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at 6:23 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Eucla: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 5:22 PM

Maximum: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 6:23 PM

Ended: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 7:24 PM


Duration: 2 hours, 1 minute

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July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Eucla

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
5:22 PM Jul 76:23 PM Jul 77:24 PM Jul 7
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Local times for eclipse in Eucla on Tuesday, July 7, 2009

EventTime in EuclaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 7 at 5:22 PM117°East-southeast2.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Maximum EclipseJul 7 at 6:23 PM110°East-southeast13.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 7 at 7:24 PM103°East-southeast25.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Eucla (ACWST – Australian Central Western Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Eucla

Eclipse Visibility from EuclaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
Total
2003Nov 24SolarPartial
Total
2004May 5LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 4LunarPenumbral
Total
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Eucla, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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