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Flag for Ethiopia August 6, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Adis Abeba)

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Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 3:39 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Addis Ababa: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 2:04 AM

Maximum: Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 3:39 AM

Ended: Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 5:14 AM


Duration: 3 hours, 10 minutes

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August 6, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Addis Ababa

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 August 5, 2009 – August 6, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
2:04 AM Aug 63:39 AM Aug 65:14 AM Aug 6
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Local times for eclipse in Addis Ababa on Thursday, August 6, 2009

EventTime in Addis AbabaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 6 at 2:04 AM225°Southwest54.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseAug 6 at 3:39 AM243°West-southwest35.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 6 at 5:14 AM251°West-southwest14.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Addis Ababa (EAT – Eastern Africa Time).

Eclipses visible in Addis Ababa

Eclipse Visibility from Addis AbabaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
2000Jul 16LunarPartial
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jun 21SolarPartial
Total
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
Partial
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
Total
2003May 16LunarPartial
Total
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
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