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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 6:20 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Napier: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 3:50 AM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 6:20 AM

Ends: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 8:50 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute


August 8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Napier

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Napier. 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 partialMaxMoonset
5:22 AM Aug 86:20 AM Aug 87:09 AM Aug 8
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Local times for eclipse in Napier on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

EventTime in NapierDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 3:50:01 AM281°West36.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 5:22:56 AM266°West19.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 8 at 6:20:29 AM258°West-southwest8.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetAug 8 at 7:09:14 AM250°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 8 at 7:18:09 AM249°West-southwest1.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 8 at 8:50:56 AM233°Southwest17.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Napier (NZST – New Zealand Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Napier

Eclipse Visibility From NapierVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
2019Nov 12MercuryTransit
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
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