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Flag for New Zealand July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Whangarei, New Zealand (Whangārei-terenga-paraoa)

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Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at 9:38 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Whangarei: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 8:37 PM

Maximum: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 9:38 PM

Ended: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 10:39 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 1 minute


July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Whangarei

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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

8:37 PM Jul 79:38 PM Jul 710:39 PM Jul 7
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Local times for eclipse in Whangarei on Tuesday, July 7, 2009

EventTime in WhangareiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 7 at 8:37:55 PM93°East39.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseJul 7 at 9:38:38 PM84°East51.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 7 at 10:39:18 PM71°East-northeast62.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Whangarei (NZST – New Zealand Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Whangarei

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