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Flag for Canada December 31, 2009 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Rae-Edzo, Northwest Territories, Canada (Behchoko)

Max view in Rae-Edzo
Thursday, December 31, 2009 at 10:28 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Rae-Edzo: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 10:28 AM

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


Duration: 4 hours, 11 minutes

Location

December 31, 2009 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Rae-Edzo

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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 December 31, 2009 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
10:17 AM Dec 3110:28 AM Dec 3110:38 AM Dec 31
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Local times for eclipse in Rae-Edzo on Thursday, December 31, 2009

EventTime in Rae-EdzoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 10:17 AM328°North-northwest1.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Rae-EdzoDec 31 at 10:28 AM330°North-northwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Rae-Edzo would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to North-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetDec 31 at 10:38 AM332°North-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 11:52 AM348°North-northwest2.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 31 at 12:22 PM354°North2.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 31 at 12:52 PMNorth2.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 31 at 2:28 PM22°North-northeast1.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Rae-Edzo (MST – Mountain Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Rae-Edzo

Eclipse Visibility from Rae-EdzoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2000Jul 30SolarPartial
Partial
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
Partial
2001Jan 9LunarPenumbral
Total
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
Annular
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarPartial
Total
2003May 30 / May 31SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 3LunarPenumbral
Total
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 20LunarTotal
Total
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPenumbral
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Rae-Edzo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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