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Flag for Australia August 8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 5:20 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Macquarie Island: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 2:50 AM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 5:20 AM

Ends: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 7:50 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute

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August 8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Macquarie Island

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Macquarie Island. 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
4:22 AM Aug 85:20 AM Aug 86:18 AM Aug 8
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Local times for eclipse in Macquarie Island on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

EventTime in Macquarie IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 2:50 AM310°Northwest41.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 4:22 AM287°West-northwest29.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 8 at 5:20 AM275°West21.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 8 at 6:18 AM264°West13.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 8 at 7:50 AM246°West-southwest1.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Macquarie Island (AEDT – Australian Eastern Daylight Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Macquarie Island

Eclipse Visibility from Macquarie IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarPenumbral
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
Annular
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 13SolarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
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