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Flag for Dem. Rep. Congo August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Mbuji-Mayi, Dem. Rep. Congo (Bakwanga)

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Monday, August 7, 2017 at 8:20 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Mbuji-Mayi: 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


August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Mbuji-Mayi

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Mbuji-Mayi. 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 Mbuji-Mayi on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in Mbuji-MayiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 5:50:01 PM107°East-southeast7.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 7 at 6:21:28 PM106°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 7:22:56 PM104°East-southeast13.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 8:20:29 PM104°East-southeast27.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 9:18:09 PM105°East-southeast40.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 10:50:56 PM111°East-southeast62.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mbuji-Mayi (CAT – Central Africa Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Mbuji-Mayi

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

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