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Flag for U.S.A. July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — New York, New York, U.S.A.

Max view in New York
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at 5:25 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


New York: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 4:37 AM

Maximum: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 5:25 AM

Ended: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 6:39 AM


Duration: 2 hours, 1 minute

Location

July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — New York

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

StartMaxMoonset
4:37 AM Jul 75:25 AM Jul 75:29 AM Jul 7
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Local times for eclipse in New York on Tuesday, July 7, 2009

EventTime in New YorkDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 7 at 4:37 AM229°Southwest7.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in New YorkJul 7 at 5:25 AM237°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in New York 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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJul 7 at 5:29 AM237°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 7 at 5:38 AM239°West-southwest1.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 7 at 6:39 AM248°West-southwest11.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for New York (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in New York

Eclipse Visibility from New YorkVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
Partial
2001Jan 9LunarPartial
Total
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
Annular
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
Total
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Partial
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 16LunarPenumbral
Partial
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in New York, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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