Eclipses of the Sun and Moon, 2009
Note: The day of an eclipse is given in Universal Time (UT) and may
start a day earlier or later depending on your time zone.
- 26 January. Annular eclipse of the Sun. Visible
from a wide track that traverses the southern Atlantic Ocean, missing the African continent by 560 miles, curving over the southern Indian Ocean, reaching land with the Cocos Islands, southern Sumatra, and western Java.
- February 9. Penumbral eclipse of the Moon. Visible from Alaska, Hawaii, Australia, and East Asia.
- 22 July. Total eclipse of the Sun. Visible from
across India, China, southern Japan, and the south Pacific Ocean.
- 31 December. Partial eclipse of the Moon. Primarily visible from the Eastern Hemisphere.
See also Encyclopedia: eclipse and