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Eclipse visible in Mindelo – August 5, 2009 – August 6, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears 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 August 5, 2009 – August 6, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Mindelo on Wednesday, August 5, 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 MindeloDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 5 at 10:07 PM129°Southeast39.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseAug 5 at 11:39 PM153°South-southeast53.4° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 6 at 1:11 AM192°South-southwest56.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Times are local for Mindelo (CVT - Cape Verde Time).

Other eclipses visible in Mindelo

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in MindeloLooks like in MindeloPath of the eclipse
May 4, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27 / Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2005SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14 / Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 29, 2006SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2006LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 22, 2006SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20 / Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5 / Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2009LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 25, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18 / Oct 19, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 3, 2013SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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