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Flag for Gambia August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Banjul, Gambia (Bathurst)

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Monday, August 7, 2017 at 7:35 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Banjul: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 3:50 PM

Maximum: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 7:35 PM

Ends: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 8:50 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute


August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Banjul

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

7:30 PM Aug 77:35 PM Aug 78:50 PM Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in Banjul on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in BanjulDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 3:50:01 PM98°East51.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 5:22:56 PM101°East29.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 6:20:29 PM103°East-southeast16.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 7:18:09 PM105°East-southeast2.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 7 at 7:30:10 PM106°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in BanjulAug 7 at 7:35:17 PM106°East-southeast1.0°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Banjul would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 8:50:56 PM111°East-southeast17.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Banjul (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

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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