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Eclipse visible in Whitehorse – December 31, 2009 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

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

Local times for eclipse in Whitehorse on Thursday, December 31, 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 WhitehorseDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 9:19 AM312°Northwest4.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in WhitehorseDec 31 at 10:18 AM324°Northwest0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Whitehorse 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 Northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetDec 31 at 10:26 AM325°Northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 11:03 AM333°North-northwest1.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 31 at 11:23 AM337°North-northwest2.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 31 at 11:42 AM341°North-northwest3.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 31 at 1:26 PMNorth6.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Whitehorse (PST - Pacific Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Whitehorse

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in WhitehorseLooks like in WhitehorsePath of the eclipse
Oct 27, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2009LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 20 / Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 20, 2012SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 14 / Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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