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

Max view in Rankin Inlet
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 8:02 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Rankin Inlet: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 6:38 AM

Maximum: Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 8:02 AM

Ended: Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 10:37 AM


Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes

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February 9, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Rankin Inlet

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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

StartMaxMoonset
6:38 AM Feb 98:02 AM Feb 98:08 AM Feb 9
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Local times for eclipse in Rankin Inlet on Monday, February 9, 2009

EventTime in Rankin InletDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 9 at 6:38 AM281°West-northwest9.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Rankin InletFeb 9 at 8:02 AM299°West-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 Rankin Inlet 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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetFeb 9 at 8:08 AM300°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseFeb 9 at 8:38 AM307°Northwest2.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 9 at 10:37 AM333°North-northwest12.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Rankin Inlet (CST – Central Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Rankin Inlet

Eclipse Visibility from Rankin InletVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2000Jul 30SolarPartial
Partial
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
Partial
2001Jan 9LunarPartial
Total
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
Total
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPenumbral
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Rankin Inlet, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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