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

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

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 December 31, 2009 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Honiara 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 HoniaraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 1 at 4:19 AM301°West-northwest21.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in HoniaraJan 1 at 5:56 AM295°West-northwest1.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Honiara would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetJan 1 at 6:03 AM294°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 1 at 6:03 AM294°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 1 at 6:23 AM294°West-northwest3.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 1 at 6:42 AM293°West-northwest9.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 1 at 8:26 AM292°West-northwest31.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Honiara (SBT - Solomon Islands Time).

Other eclipses visible in Honiara

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in HoniaraLooks like in HoniaraPath of the eclipse
May 5, 2004LunarTotalPartialEclipse 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 / Aug 29, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse 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, 2010LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse 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 / Jun 5, 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 / Oct 9, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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