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Flag for Botswana August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Gaborone, Botswana

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Monday, August 7, 2017 at 8:20 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Gaborone: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 5:50 PM

Maximum: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 8:20 PM

Ends: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 10:50 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute

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August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Gaborone

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Gaborone. 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
7:22 PM Aug 78:20 PM Aug 79:18 PM Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in Gaborone on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in GaboroneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 5:50 PM107°East-southeast0.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 7:22 PM98°East19.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 8:20 PM93°East32.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 9:18 PM87°East45.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 10:50 PM71°East-northeast65.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Gaborone (CAT – Central Africa Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Gaborone

Eclipse Visibility from GaboroneVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
Partial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
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