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Flag for Bulgaria August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Sofia, Bulgaria

Max view in Sofia
Monday, August 7, 2017 at 9:20 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Sofia: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 6:50 PM

Maximum: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 9:20 PM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute


August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Sofia

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Sofia. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
8:31 PM Aug 79:20 PM Aug 710:18 PM Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in Sofia on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in SofiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 6:50:01 PM96°East18.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 8:22:56 PM110°East-southeast1.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 7 at 8:31:37 PM112°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 9:20:29 PM120°East-southeast7.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 10:18:09 PM131°Southeast15.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 11:50:56 PM151°South-southeast26.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Sofia (EEST – Eastern European Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Sofia

Eclipse Visibility from SofiaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarPenumbral
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
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