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Flag for Egypt August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cairo, Egypt (Al Qâhirah)

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

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Cairo: 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

Location

August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cairo

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 Cairo. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.

More about the August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
8:22 PM Aug 79:20 PM Aug 710:18 PM Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in Cairo on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in CairoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 6:50 PM103°East-southeast9.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 7 at 7:34 PM108°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 8:22 PM114°East-southeast9.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 9:20 PM123°East-southeast19.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 10:18 PM133°Southeast29.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 11:50 PM156°South-southeast40.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Cairo (EEST – Eastern European Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Cairo

Eclipse Visibility from CairoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
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