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Flag for Russia December 31, 2009 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Moscow, Russia (Moskva)

Max view in Moscow
Thursday, December 31, 2009 at 10:22 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Moscow: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 8:17 PM

Maximum: Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 10:22 PM

Ended: Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 12:28 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 11 minutes

Location

December 31, 2009 – January 1, 2010 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Moscow

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Moscow. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
9:52 PM Dec 3110:22 PM Dec 3110:52 PM Dec 31
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Local times for eclipse in Moscow on Thursday, December 31, 2009

EventTime in MoscowDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 8:17 PM98°East34.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 9:52 PM121°East-southeast46.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseDec 31 at 10:22 PM130°Southeast49.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 31 at 10:52 PM139°Southeast52.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 1 at 12:28 AM176°South57.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Moscow (MSK – Moscow Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Moscow

Eclipse Visibility from MoscowVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 16LunarPenumbral
Total
2003May 31SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
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