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Flag for Gambia February 10, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Banjul, Gambia (Bathurst)

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Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 12:43 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Banjul: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 10:34 PM

Maximum: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 at 12:43 AM

Ends: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 at 2:53 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 19 minutes


February 10, 2017 – February 11, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Banjul

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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

10:34 PM Feb 1012:43 AM Feb 112:53 AM Feb 11
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Local times for eclipse in Banjul on Saturday, February 11, 2017

EventTime in BanjulDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 10 at 10:34:14 PM85°East50.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseFeb 11 at 12:43:49 AM92°East81.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 11 at 2:53:25 AM271°West67.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Banjul (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

Eclipses visible in Banjul

Eclipse Visibility from BanjulVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Banjul, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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