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Flag for Myanmar August 6, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Naypyidaw, Myanmar (Nay Pyi Taw)

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Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 5:39 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Naypyidaw: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 5:34 AM

Maximum: Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 5:39 AM

Ended: Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 8:44 AM


Duration: 3 hours, 10 minutes

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August 6, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Naypyidaw

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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 August 5, 2009 – August 6, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
5:34 AM Aug 65:39 AM Aug 65:42 AM Aug 6
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Local times for eclipse in Naypyidaw on Thursday, August 6, 2009

EventTime in NaypyidawDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 6 at 5:34 AM252°West-southwest1.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in NaypyidawAug 6 at 5:39 AM253°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Naypyidaw would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetAug 6 at 5:42 AM253°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 6 at 7:09 AM260°West19.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 6 at 8:44 AM266°West41.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Naypyidaw (MMT – Myanmar Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Naypyidaw.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Naypyidaw

Eclipse Visibility from NaypyidawVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003Nov 9LunarPartial
Total
2004May 5LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
Partial
2007Aug 28LunarPartial
Total
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
Total
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Naypyidaw, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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