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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 5:20 am

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Palikir: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 2:50 am

Maximum: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 5:20 am

Ends: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 7:50 am


Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute

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August 8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Palikir

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Palikir. 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
4:22 am Aug 85:20 am Aug 86:18 am Aug 8
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Local times for eclipse in Palikir on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

EventTime in PalikirDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 2:50:01 am237°West-southwest47.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 4:22:56 am248°West-southwest27.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 8 at 5:20:29 am252°West-southwest14.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 8 at 6:18:09 am254°West-southwest1.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetAug 8 at 6:25:25 am255°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 8 at 7:50:56 am256°West-southwest20.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Palikir (PONT – Pohnpei Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Palikir

Eclipse Visibility From PalikirVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
Total
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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