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Flag for Ghana August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Accra, Ghana

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Monday, August 7, 2017 at 6:20 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Accra: Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 6:20 PM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute


August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Accra

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Accra. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:13 PM Aug 76:20 PM Aug 77:18 PM Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in Accra on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in AccraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 3:50:01 PM105°East-southeast33.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 5:22:56 PM105°East-southeast12.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 7 at 6:13:17 PM106°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 6:20:29 PM106°East-southeast1.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 7:18:09 PM108°East-southeast14.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 8:50:56 PM113°East-southeast35.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Accra (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Accra

Eclipse Visibility from AccraVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarPenumbral
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Accra, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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