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Eclipse visible in Yellowknife – Dec 31, 2009 Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

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 Dec 31, 2009 Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Yellowknife 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 YellowknifeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 10:19 AM329°North-northwest0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
Maximal Eclipse visible in YellowknifeDec 31 at 10:22 AM330°North-northwest0.2° 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 Yellowknife would be around this time.
Moon near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
MoonsetDec 31 at 10:26 AM331°North-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 12:03 PM352°North2.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 31 at 12:23 PM356°North3.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 31 at 12:42 PMNorth3.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 31 at 2:26 PM23°North-northeast1.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

Times are local for Yellowknife (MST - Mountain Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Yellowknife

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Yellowknife
Looks like in
Yellowknife
Path of the eclipse
Oct 27 / Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 2007LunarTotalPartialEclipse 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, 2010LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 20 / Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 1, 2011SolarPartialPartialEclipse 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
Oct 23, 2014SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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