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

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Friday, January 1, 2010 at 3:22 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Port Hedland: 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 — Port Hedland

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Port Hedland. 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 Port Hedland on Friday, January 1, 2010

EventTime in Port HedlandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 1 at 1:17:09 AM337°North-northwest41.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 1 at 2:52:45 AM316°Northwest29.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJan 1 at 3:22:42 AM311°Northwest24.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 1 at 3:52:41 AM307°Northwest19.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 1 at 5:28:14 AM296°West-northwest1.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Port Hedland (AWST – Australian Western Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Port Hedland

Eclipse Visibility from Port HedlandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
2003Nov 24SolarPartial
2004May 5LunarTotal
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Mar 4LunarPartial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
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