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Flag for Kiribati July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Rawaki, Phoenix Islands, Kiribati

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Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at 10:38 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Rawaki: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 9:37 PM

Maximum: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 10:38 PM

Ended: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 11:39 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 1 minute


July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Rawaki

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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

9:37 PM Jul 710:38 PM Jul 711:39 PM Jul 7
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Local times for eclipse in Rawaki on Tuesday, July 7, 2009

EventTime in RawakiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 7 at 9:37:55 PM120°East-southeast43.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseJul 7 at 10:38:38 PM130°Southeast56.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 7 at 11:39:18 PM149°South-southeast66.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Rawaki (PHOT – Phoenix Island Time).

Eclipses visible in Rawaki

Eclipse Visibility from RawakiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarPartial
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 15SolarPartial
2001Dec 30 / Dec 31LunarPenumbral
2002May 26 / May 27LunarPenumbral
2005Apr 24 / Apr 25LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
2006Sep 8LunarPenumbral
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
2008Feb 7SolarPartial
2009Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Rawaki, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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