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Flag for Antarctica August 8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — South Pole, Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott station)

Max view in South Pole
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 6:20 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


South Pole: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 3:50 AM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 6:20 AM

Ends: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 8:50 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute

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August 8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — South Pole

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from South Pole. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
5:22 AM Aug 86:20 AM Aug 87:18 AM Aug 8
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Local times for eclipse in South Pole on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

EventTime in South PoleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 3:50 AM90°East14.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 5:22 AM90°East14.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 8 at 6:20 AM90°East14.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 8 at 7:18 AM90°East14.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 8 at 8:50 AM90°East14.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for South Pole (NZST – New Zealand Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in South Pole

Eclipse Visibility from South PoleVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Nov 25SolarTotal
Partial
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14 / Nov 15SolarPartial
Total
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 27SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Feb 16SolarAnnular
Partial
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
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