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Eclipse visible in Mackay – August 17, 2008 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

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

More about the August 16, 2008 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Mackay on Sunday, August 17, 2008

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in MackayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 17 at 4:26 AM265°West25.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 17 at 5:37 AM260°West9.6° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in MackayAug 17 at 6:20 AM256°West-southwest0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Mackay would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetAug 17 at 6:22 AM256°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 17 at 7:10 AM252°West-southwest10.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 17 at 8:43 AM241°West-southwest30.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 17 at 9:53 AM228°Southwest43.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Mackay.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Times are local for Mackay (AEST - Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Mackay

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in MackayLooks like in MackayPath of the eclipse
Nov 24, 2003SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17 / Oct 18, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 26, 2009SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9 / Feb 10, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26 / Jun 27, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10 / Dec 11, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 14, 2012SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28 / Nov 29, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 26, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 10, 2013SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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