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Flag for Sao Tome and Principe August 5, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — São Tomé, Sao Tome and Principe

Max view in São Tomé
Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 12:39 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


São Tomé: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 11:04 PM

Maximum: Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 12:39 AM

Ended: Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 2:14 AM


Duration: 3 hours, 10 minutes

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August 5, 2009 – August 6, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — São Tomé

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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.

More about the August 5, 2009 – August 6, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
11:04 PM Aug 512:39 AM Aug 62:14 AM Aug 6
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Local times for eclipse in São Tomé on Thursday, August 6, 2009

EventTime in São ToméDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 5 at 11:04 PM157°South-southeast72.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseAug 6 at 12:39 AM224°Southwest67.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 6 at 2:14 AM246°West-southwest48.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for São Tomé (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

Eclipses visible in São Tomé

Eclipse Visibility from São ToméVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
Total
2001Jun 21SolarPartial
Total
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
Total
2003May 16LunarTotal
Total
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
Partial
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
Annular
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 16LunarPartial
Partial
2009Aug 5 / Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Partial
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