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Flag for Canada July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at 3:35 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Yellowknife: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 2:37 AM

Maximum: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 3:35 AM

Ended: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 4:39 AM


Duration: 2 hours, 1 minute

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July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Yellowknife

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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.

More about the July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
2:37 AM Jul 73:35 AM Jul 73:46 AM Jul 7
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Local times for eclipse in Yellowknife on Tuesday, July 7, 2009

EventTime in YellowknifeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 7 at 2:37 AM193°South-southwest2.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Maximum EclipseJul 7 at 3:38 AM206°South-southwest0.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
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 South-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJul 7 at 3:46 AM208°South-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 7 at 4:39 AM219°Southwest2.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Yellowknife (MDT – Mountain Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Yellowknife

Eclipse Visibility from YellowknifeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2000Jul 30SolarPartial
Partial
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
Partial
2001Jan 9LunarPenumbral
Total
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
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
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2007Mar 3LunarPartial
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 Yellowknife, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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