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Eclipse visible in Adak – February 9, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears 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 February 9, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Adak on Monday, February 9, 2009

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 AdakDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 9 at 2:40 AM198°South-southwest50.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseFeb 9 at 4:38 AM235°Southwest39.3° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 9 at 6:35 AM261°West22.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Times are local for Adak (HAST - Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Adak

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in AdakLooks like in AdakPath of the eclipse
Oct 13, 2004SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27, 2004LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 23 / Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2006LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 27 / Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 2008LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6 / Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2009LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25 / Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 20 / Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 20, 2012SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3 / Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 14 / Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 7 / Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 23, 2014SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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