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Flag for Cameroon August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Garoua, Cameroon

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Monday, August 7, 2017 at 7:20 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Garoua: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 4:50 PM

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

Ends: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 9:50 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute


August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Garoua

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Garoua. 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
6:22 PM Aug 77:20 PM Aug 78:18 PM Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in Garoua on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in GarouaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 4:50:01 PM103°East-southeast21.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 7 at 6:21:28 PM106°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 6:22:56 PM106°East-southeast0.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
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.
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 7:20:29 PM109°East-southeast13.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 8:18:09 PM112°East-southeast26.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 9:50:56 PM124°Southeast45.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Garoua (WAT – West Africa Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Garoua

Eclipse Visibility from GarouaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Garoua, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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