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Flag for Micronesia February 9, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Tofol, Kosrae, Micronesia

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Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 1:38 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Tofol: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 11:38 PM

Maximum: Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 1:38 AM

Ended: Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 3:37 AM

Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes


February 9, 2009 – February 10, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Tofol

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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.

More about the February 9, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

11:38 PM Feb 91:38 AM Feb 103:37 AM Feb 10
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Local times for eclipse in Tofol on Tuesday, February 10, 2009

EventTime in TofolDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 9 at 11:38:48 PM46°Northeast77.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseFeb 10 at 1:38:12 AM295°West-northwest68.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 10 at 3:37:37 AM283°West-northwest41.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Tofol (KOST – Kosrae Time).

Eclipses visible in Tofol

Eclipse Visibility from TofolVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarPartial
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 15SolarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26 / May 27LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 11SolarPartial
2004May 5LunarPartial
2004Oct 14SolarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
2008Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
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