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Eclipse visible in Lae – January 1, 2010 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Lae. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

More about the December 31, 2009 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Lae on Friday, January 1, 2010

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in LaeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 1 at 3:19 AM306°Northwest33.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 1 at 5:03 AM297°West-northwest12.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJan 1 at 5:23 AM296°West-northwest8.1° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 1 at 5:42 AM295°West-northwest3.9° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
MoonsetJan 1 at 6:02 AM294°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 1 at 7:26 AM293°West-northwest18.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Lae (PGT - Papua New Guinea Time).

Other eclipses visible in Lae

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in LaeLooks like in LaePath of the eclipse
May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17 / Oct 18, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9 / Feb 10, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 22, 2009SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26 / Jun 27, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10 / Dec 11, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 14, 2012SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28 / Nov 29, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 26, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 10, 2013SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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