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Flag for Chile February 10, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Easter Island, Chile (Rapa Nui)

Max view in Easter Island
Friday, February 10, 2017 at 9:03 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Easter Island: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 5:36 PM

Maximum: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 9:03 PM

Ends: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 9:53 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 16 minutes

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February 10, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Easter Island

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the February 10, 2017 – February 11, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd
9:00 PM Feb 109:03 PM Feb 109:53 PM Feb 10
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Local times for eclipse in Easter Island on Friday, February 10, 2017

EventTime in Easter IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 10 at 5:36 PM97°East43.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseFeb 10 at 7:44 PM83°East16.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseFeb 10 at 9:00 PM75°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Easter IslandFeb 10 at 9:03 PM75°East-northeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Easter Island would be around this time.
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-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 10 at 9:53 PM69°East-northeast10.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Easter Island (EAST – Easter Island Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Easter Island

Eclipse Visibility from Easter IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Jul 11SolarTotal
Total
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarPenumbral
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
Total
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Easter Island, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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