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Eclipse visible in Baker Island – Dec 31, 2009 Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

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 Dec 31, 2009 Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Baker Island on Thursday, December 31, 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 Baker IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsDec 31 at 5:19 AM294°West-northwest4.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Baker IslandDec 31 at 5:40 AM294°West-northwest0.4° 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 Baker Island would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetDec 31 at 5:42 AM294°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsDec 31 at 7:03 AM295°West-northwest18.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 31 at 7:23 AM296°West-northwest22.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 31 at 7:42 AM297°West-northwest26.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 31 at 9:26 AM307°Northwest47.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Baker Island ( - (null)).

Other eclipses visible in Baker Island

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Baker Island
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Path of the eclipse
Oct 27, 2004LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 23, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16 / 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, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 21, 2009SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2009LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25 / Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 11, 2010SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 20, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15, 2011LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 9 / Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3 / Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 13, 2012SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 9, 2013SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 14, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 7 / Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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