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Eclipse visible in Kolkata – December 31, 2009 – January 1, 2010 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Kolkata. As the central part of the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a partial lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.

The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

More about the December 31, 2009 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kolkata on Friday, January 1, 2010

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 KolkataDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 10:49 PM79°East-northeast79.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 1 at 12:33 AM279°West77.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJan 1 at 12:53 AM278°West72.8° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 1 at 1:12 AM278°West68.4° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 1 at 2:56 AM281°West-northwest45.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Times are local for Kolkata (IST - India Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Kolkata

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in KolkataLooks like in KolkataPath of the eclipse
May 4 / May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2005SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 29, 2006SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7 / Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 19, 2007SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 2008SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16 / Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 26, 2009SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 22, 2009SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31 / Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 15, 2010SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15 / Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 25 / Apr 26, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 19, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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