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Flag for Fiji February 10, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Suva, Fiji

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Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 2:38 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Suva: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 12:38 AM

Maximum: Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 2:38 AM

Ended: Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 4:37 AM

Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes


February 10, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Suva

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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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

12:38 AM Feb 102:38 AM Feb 104:37 AM Feb 10
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Local times for eclipse in Suva on Tuesday, February 10, 2009

EventTime in SuvaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 10 at 12:38:48 AM349°North56.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseFeb 10 at 2:38:12 AM310°Northwest42.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 10 at 4:37:37 AM292°West-northwest19.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Suva (FJT – Fiji Time).

Eclipses visible in Suva

Eclipse Visibility from SuvaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30 / Dec 31LunarPenumbral
2002May 26 / May 27LunarPenumbral
2004May 5LunarPenumbral
2005Apr 9SolarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
2008Feb 7SolarPartial
2009Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2010Jan 1LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Suva, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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