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Flag for Colombia July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Bogota, Colombia

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Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at 4:38 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Bogota: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 3:37 AM

Maximum: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 4:38 AM

Ended: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 5:39 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 1 minute


July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Bogota

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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

3:37 AM Jul 74:38 AM Jul 75:39 AM Jul 7
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Local times for eclipse in Bogota on Tuesday, July 7, 2009

EventTime in BogotaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 7 at 3:37:55 AM239°West-southwest29.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseJul 7 at 4:38:38 AM243°West-southwest16.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 7 at 5:39:18 AM246°West-southwest3.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Times are local for Bogota (COT – Colombia Time).

Eclipses visible in Bogota

Eclipse Visibility from BogotaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 8SolarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
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