Chandra Grahan Time – Lunar Eclipse February 2009 Timings



There is a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, Chandra Grahan, on February 09, 2009. The Eclipse will be visible in India, Malaysia, Singapore, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand. The eclipse will be visible at moonrise in Gulf countries, along the western coast of India and Eastern Europe. In Australia and New Zealand the lunar eclipse will begin on the midnight of February 09, 2009 and end early morning of February 10, 2009. The eclipse will be visible at moon setting along the pacific coast of United States of America. It is not visible along the Atlantic Coast.

Update: Information on Chandra Grahan on December 31, 2009 and January 2010 can be found in this latest article

In penumbral eclipse on February 9, 2009, there will be a partial shadow of earth on the moon. It is a sort of partial eclipse.

Here are the timings of the lunar eclipse around the world on February 9, 2009 as per local timings:

India

Delhi – From 18:09 to 22:08
Mid Eclipse will be at 20:08 (local time)

UAE

Dubai – From 16:39 to 20:38
Mid Eclipse will be at 18:38 (local time)

Hong Kong

Victoria – From 20:39 to 00:38
Mid Eclipse will be at 22:38 (local time)

Nepal

Khatmandu – From 18:09 to 22:08
Mid Eclipse will be at 20:08 (local time)

Indonesia

Jakarta – From 20:39 to 00:38
Mid Eclipse will be at 22:38 (local time)

Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur – From 19:39 to 23:38
Mid Eclipse will be at 21:38 (local time)

Singapore

Singapore – From 20:39 to 00:38
Mid Eclipse will be at 22:38 (local time)

Thailand

Bangkok – From 19:39 to 23:38
Mid Eclipse will be at 21:38 (local time)

Australia

Adelaide – From 22:09 to 02:08
Mid Eclipse will be at 00:08 (local time)

Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney – From 22:39 to 02:38
Mid Eclipse will be at 00:38 (local time)

New Zealand

Christchurch – From 00:39 to 04:38 on February 10
Mid Eclipse will be at 02:38 (local time)

United States

In most of the United States the eclipse will be at moon setting and it is not visible along the Atlantic Coast.

Chicago – From 06:39 to 10:38
Mid Eclipse will be at 08:38 (local time)

Image courtsey NASA

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