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Flag for Canada February 9, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Kugluktuk, Nunavut, Canada

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Monday, February 9, 2009 at 7:38 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Kugluktuk: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 5:38 AM

Maximum: Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 7:38 AM

Ended: Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 9:37 AM

Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes


February 9, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Kugluktuk

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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

5:38 AM Feb 97:38 AM Feb 99:10 AM Feb 9
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Local times for eclipse in Kugluktuk on Monday, February 9, 2009

EventTime in KugluktukDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 9 at 5:38:48 AM259°West18.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseFeb 9 at 7:38:12 AM286°West-northwest7.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
MoonsetFeb 9 at 9:10:15 AM306°Northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 9 at 9:37:37 AM312°Northwest1.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Kugluktuk (MST – Mountain Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Kugluktuk

Eclipse Visibility from KugluktukVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2000Jul 30SolarPartial
2001Jan 9LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarPenumbral
2003May 30 / May 31SolarPartial
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2007Mar 3LunarPartial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20LunarTotal
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kugluktuk, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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