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Flag for Mexico July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico

Max view in Acapulco
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at 4:38 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Acapulco: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 3:37 AM

Maximum: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 4:38 AM

Ended: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 5:39 AM


Duration: 2 hours, 1 minute

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July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Acapulco

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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

StartMaxEnd
3:37 AM Jul 74:38 AM Jul 75:39 AM Jul 7
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Local times for eclipse in Acapulco on Tuesday, July 7, 2009

EventTime in AcapulcoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 7 at 3:37 AM215°Southwest39.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseJul 7 at 4:38 AM227°Southwest30.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 7 at 5:39 AM236°Southwest19.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Acapulco (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Acapulco

Eclipse Visibility from AcapulcoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2000Jul 16LunarPartial
Total
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
Annular
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
Annular
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
Total
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 8SolarPartial
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2007Mar 3LunarPartial
Total
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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