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Flag for Greece December 31, 2009 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Athens, Greece

Max view in Athens
Thursday, December 31, 2009 at 9:23 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Athens: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 7:17 PM

Maximum: Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 9:23 PM

Ended: Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 11:28 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 11 minutes

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December 31, 2009 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Athens

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Athens. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
8:52 PM Dec 319:23 PM Dec 319:52 PM Dec 31
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Local times for eclipse in Athens on Thursday, December 31, 2009

EventTime in AthensDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 7:17 PM78°East-northeast24.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 8:52 PM91°East42.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseDec 31 at 9:22 PM96°East47.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 31 at 9:52 PM101°East-southeast53.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 31 at 11:28 PM131°Southeast69.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Athens (EET – Eastern European Time).

Eclipses visible in Athens

Eclipse Visibility from AthensVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 16LunarPartial
Total
2003May 31SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2006Mar 14 / Mar 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
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Partial
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