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Flag for Australia January 1, 2010 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Friday, January 1, 2010 at 3:22 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Perth: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 1:17 AM

Maximum: Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 3:22 AM

Ended: Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 5:28 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 11 minutes


January 1, 2010 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Perth

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Perth. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
2:52 AM Jan 13:22 AM Jan 13:52 AM Jan 1
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Local times for eclipse in Perth on Friday, January 1, 2010

EventTime in PerthDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 1 at 1:17 AM343°North-northwest31.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 1 at 2:52 AM322°Northwest22.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJan 1 at 3:22 AM316°Northwest18.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 1 at 3:52 AM311°Northwest13.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
MoonsetJan 1 at 5:18 AM299°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 1 at 5:28 AM297°West-northwest1.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Perth (AWST – Australian Western Standard Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Perth.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Perth

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

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