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Flag for Australia August 8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 3:50 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Mount Gambier: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 1:20 AM

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

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

Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute


August 8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Mount Gambier

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Mount Gambier. 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
2:52 AM Aug 83:50 AM Aug 84:48 AM Aug 8
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Local times for eclipse in Mount Gambier on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

EventTime in Mount GambierDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 1:20:01 AM319°Northwest62.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 2:52:56 AM291°West-northwest47.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 8 at 3:50:29 AM280°West36.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 8 at 4:48:09 AM270°West25.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 8 at 6:20:56 AM257°West-southwest7.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Times are local for Mount Gambier (ACST – Australian Central Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Mount Gambier

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