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Penumbral Lunar Eclipse 2009 August 06

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse August 6, 2009
Duration (hr:mn:sc)
Penumbral 1:38:09
P1 23:01:04 UTC (Aug 5)
Greatest 0:39:11 UTC
P4 2:17:23 UTC
On Wednesday, 2009 August 06, a shallow penumbral eclipse occurs 15 days after the total solar eclipse. The moon's small entry into the earth's penumbral shadow will produce an extremely subtle dimming of the moon's southern edge. Since its magnitude is only 0.402, it will not be visible to the naked eye. The eclipse will be completely visible over Africa and Europe and South America. It could be seen rising over eastern North America and setting over Asia.

Lunar eclipse chart close - 2009 Aug 06
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- Eclipse Predictions by Fred Espenak and Chris O'Byrne (NASA's GSFC)
- For more details please see, Eclipse during 2009 @ NASA
- August 2009 lunar eclipse @ Wikipedia


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