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Flag for Ghana February 10, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Accra, Ghana

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Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 12:43 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Accra: 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

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

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

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

EventTime in AccraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 10 at 10:34 PM70°East-northeast64.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseFeb 11 at 12:43 AM316°Northwest79.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 11 at 2:53 AM283°West-northwest50.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Accra (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

Eclipses visible in Accra

Eclipse Visibility from AccraVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarPenumbral
Total
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
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