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Flag for U.S.A. July 6, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.

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Monday, July 6, 2009 at 11:38 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Honolulu: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 10:37 PM

Maximum: Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 11:38 PM

Ended: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 12:39 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 1 minute


July 6, 2009 – July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Honolulu

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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 July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

10:37 PM Jul 611:38 PM Jul 612:39 AM Jul 7
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Local times for eclipse in Honolulu on Monday, July 6, 2009

EventTime in HonoluluDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 6 at 10:37:55 PM146°Southeast35.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseJul 6 at 11:38:38 PM162°South-southeast42.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 7 at 12:39:18 AM180°South44.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Honolulu (HAST – Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Honolulu

Eclipse Visibility from HonoluluVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20LunarTotal
2000Jul 16LunarTotal
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 29 / Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
2003May 15LunarPartial
2004Oct 13SolarPartial
2004Oct 27LunarPartial
2005Apr 23 / Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 16 / Oct 17LunarPartial
2007Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20LunarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 21SolarPartial
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