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Eclipse visible in Port-Gentil – Feb 10 – Feb 11, 2017 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do 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 Feb 10 – Feb 11, 2017 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Port-Gentil on Saturday, February 11, 2017

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in Port-GentilDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsFeb 10 at 11:36 PM44°Northeast70.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseFeb 11 at 1:44 AM310°Northwest67.9° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 11 at 3:53 AM288°West-northwest39.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Port-Gentil (WAT - West Africa Time).

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