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Flag for Sudan December 31, 2009 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Khartoum, Sudan

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Thursday, December 31, 2009 at 10:22 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Khartoum: 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


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

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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 Khartoum. 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 Khartoum on Thursday, December 31, 2009

EventTime in KhartoumDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 8:17:09 PM70°East-northeast25.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 9:52:45 PM71°East-northeast46.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseDec 31 at 10:22:42 PM71°East-northeast53.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 31 at 10:52:41 PM69°East-northeast59.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 1 at 12:28:14 AM40°Northeast78.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Khartoum (EAT – Eastern Africa Time).

Eclipses visible in Khartoum

Eclipse Visibility from KhartoumVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jun 21SolarPartial
2001Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Khartoum, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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