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Flag for U.S.A. July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Nome, Alaska, U.S.A.

Max view in Nome
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at 2:05 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Nome: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 12:37 AM

Maximum: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 2:05 AM

Ended: Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 2:39 AM


Duration: 2 hours, 1 minute

Location

July 7, 2009 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Nome

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

MoonriseMaxEnd
1:49 AM Jul 72:05 AM Jul 72:39 AM Jul 7
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Local times for eclipse in Nome on Tuesday, July 7, 2009

EventTime in NomeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 7 at 12:37 AM147°South-southeast2.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 7 at 1:38 AM160°South-southeast0.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJul 7 at 1:49 AM162°South-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in NomeJul 7 at 2:05 AM166°South-southeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Nome 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 South-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 7 at 2:39 AM173°South1.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Nome (AKDT – Alaska Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Nome

Eclipse Visibility from NomeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
2000Jul 16LunarTotal
Total
2000Jul 30SolarPartial
Partial
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Partial
2001Dec 29 / Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
Annular
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 30SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 8LunarPartial
Total
2004Oct 13SolarPartial
Partial
2004Oct 27LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 23 / Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 18SolarPartial
Partial
2007Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 20LunarPartial
Total
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Nome, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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