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Flag for Yemen December 31, 2009 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Aden, Yemen

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Thursday, December 31, 2009 at 10:22 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Aden: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 8:17 PM

Maximum: Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 10:22 PM

Ended: Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 12:28 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 11 minutes


December 31, 2009 – January 1, 2010 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Aden

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Aden. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
9:52 PM Dec 3110:22 PM Dec 3110:52 PM Dec 31
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Local times for eclipse in Aden on Thursday, December 31, 2009

EventTime in AdenDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 8:17:09 PM69°East-northeast35.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 31 at 9:52:45 PM65°East-northeast56.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseDec 31 at 10:22:42 PM61°East-northeast63.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 31 at 10:52:41 PM54°Northeast69.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 1 at 12:28:14 AM338°North-northwest77.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Aden (AST – Arabia Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Aden

Eclipse Visibility from AdenVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarPartial
2000Jul 16LunarPartial
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarPartial
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Aden, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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