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Flag for Iraq August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Sulaimaniya, Iraq (as-Sulaymânîyah)

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Monday, August 7, 2017 at 9:20 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Sulaimaniya: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 6:50 PM

Maximum: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 9:20 PM

Ends: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 11:50 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute


August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Sulaimaniya

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Sulaimaniya. 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

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
8:22 PM Aug 79:20 PM Aug 710:18 PM Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in Sulaimaniya on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in SulaimaniyaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 6:50:01 PM110°East-southeast0.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 8:22:56 PM125°Southeast16.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 9:20:29 PM136°Southeast25.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 10:18:09 PM149°South-southeast32.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 11:50:56 PM175°South38.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Sulaimaniya (AST – Arabia Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Sulaimaniya

Eclipse Visibility from SulaimaniyaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
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