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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 4:20 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Newcastle: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 1:50 AM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 4:20 AM

Ends: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 6:50 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute


August 8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Newcastle

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Newcastle. 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
3:22 AM Aug 84:20 AM Aug 85:18 AM Aug 8
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Local times for eclipse in Newcastle on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

EventTime in NewcastleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 1:50:01 AM296°West-northwest58.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 3:22:56 AM278°West39.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 8 at 4:20:29 AM270°West27.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 8 at 5:18:09 AM262°West16.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
MoonsetAug 8 at 6:41:10 AM252°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 8 at 6:50:56 AM251°West-southwest1.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Newcastle (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Newcastle

Eclipse Visibility From NewcastleVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
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