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Flag for Canada December 31, 2009 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Thursday, December 31, 2009 at 12:22 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Inuvik: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 10:17 AM

Maximum: Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 12:22 PM

Ended: Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 2:28 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 11 minutes

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December 31, 2009 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Inuvik

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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 Inuvik. 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
11:52 AM Dec 3112:22 PM Dec 3112:52 PM Dec 31
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Local times for eclipse in Inuvik on Thursday, December 31, 2009

EventTime in InuvikDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 10:17 AM311°Northwest9.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 11:52 AM332°North-northwest4.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northwest.
Maximum EclipseDec 31 at 12:22 PM338°North-northwest3.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northwest.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 31 at 12:52 PM345°North-northwest2.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northwest.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 31 at 2:28 PMNorth1.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Inuvik (MST – Mountain Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Inuvik

Eclipse Visibility from InuvikVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2000Jul 30SolarPartial
Partial
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
Total
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
Annular
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 30 / May 31SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 20LunarTotal
Total
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Partial
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