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Flag for Australia August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port Hedland, Western Australia, Australia

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 2:20 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Port Hedland: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 11:50 PM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 2:20 AM

Ends: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 4:50 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute


August 7, 2017 – August 8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port Hedland

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Port Hedland. 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
1:22 AM Aug 82:20 AM Aug 83:18 AM Aug 8
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Local times for eclipse in Port Hedland on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

EventTime in Port HedlandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 11:50:01 PM40°Northeast83.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 1:22:56 AM282°West-northwest71.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 8 at 2:20:29 AM274°West58.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 8 at 3:18:09 AM269°West45.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 8 at 4:50:56 AM262°West23.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Port Hedland (AWST – Australian Western Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Port Hedland

Eclipse Visibility from Port HedlandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
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