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Flag for New Zealand February 10, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Chatham Islands, Chatham Islands, New Zealand

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Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 4:23 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Chatham Islands: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 2:23 AM

Maximum: Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 4:23 AM

Ended: Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 6:22 AM

Duration: 3 hours, 59 minutes


February 10, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Chatham Islands

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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

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Local times for eclipse in Chatham Islands on Tuesday, February 10, 2009

EventTime in Chatham IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 10 at 2:23:48 AM347°North-northwest30.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseFeb 10 at 4:23:12 AM318°Northwest21.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 10 at 6:22:37 AM294°West-northwest4.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Times are local for Chatham Islands (CHADT – Chatham Island Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Chatham Islands

Eclipse Visibility from Chatham IslandsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30 / Dec 31LunarPenumbral
2002May 26 / May 27LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarPartial
2003Nov 24SolarPartial
2004May 5LunarPenumbral
2005Apr 9SolarPartial
2005Apr 24 / Apr 25LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
2006Sep 8LunarPenumbral
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
2008Feb 7SolarPartial
2008Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2009Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
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