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Eclipse visible in Rockhampton – Feb 9 - Feb 10, 2009 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears 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.

More about the Feb 9, 2009 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Rockhampton on Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in RockhamptonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 9 at 10:40 PM31°North-northeast46.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseFeb 10 at 12:38 AM348°North-northwest51.8° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 10 at 2:35 AM313°Northwest38.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Rockhampton (AEST - Australian Eastern Standard Time).

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