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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

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August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Sofia

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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
8:30 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 PM96°East17.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 8:22 PM110°East-southeast1.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 7 at 8:30 PM112°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 9:20 PM120°East-southeast7.6°
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 PM131°Southeast16.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 11:50 PM151°South-southeast26.6°
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
Annular
2010Dec 21LunarPenumbral
Total
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Sofia, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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