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Flag for New Zealand August 17, 2027 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Napier, New Zealand (Ahuriri)

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Tuesday, August 17, 2027 at 7:13 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Napier: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Aug 17, 2027 at 5:24 PM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 17, 2027 at 7:13 PM

Ends: Tue, Aug 17, 2027 at 9:03 PM

Duration: 3 hours, 39 minutes


August 17, 2027 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Napier

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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.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

5:30 PM Aug 177:13 PM Aug 179:03 PM Aug 17
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Local times for eclipse in Napier on Tuesday, August 17, 2027

EventTime in NapierDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 17 at 5:24:26 PM107°East-southeast0.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 17 at 5:30:26 PM106°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 17 at 7:13:44 PM90°East18.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 17 at 9:03:01 PM71°East-northeast38.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
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
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30 / Dec 1LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
2022May 16LunarPartial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2025Sep 22SolarPartial
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarPartial
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