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Flag for New Zealand July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Chatham Islands, Chatham Islands, New Zealand

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Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at 10:23 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Chatham Islands: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 9:22 PM

Maximum: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 10:23 PM

Ended: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 11:24 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 1 minute


July 7, 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

9:22 PM Jul 710:23 PM Jul 711:24 PM Jul 7
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Local times for eclipse in Chatham Islands on Tuesday, July 7, 2009

EventTime in Chatham IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 7 at 9:22:55 PM79°East45.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseJul 7 at 10:23:38 PM65°East-northeast55.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 7 at 11:24:18 PM43°Northeast64.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Chatham Islands (CHAST – Chatham Island Standard 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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