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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 2:50 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Pyongyang: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 12:20 AM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 2:50 AM

Ends: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 5:20 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute


August 8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Pyongyang

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Pyongyang. 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
1:52 AM Aug 82:50 AM Aug 83:48 AM Aug 8
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Local times for eclipse in Pyongyang on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

EventTime in PyongyangDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 12:20:01 AM184°South34.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 1:52:56 AM209°South-southwest29.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 8 at 2:50:29 AM222°Southwest23.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 8 at 3:48:09 AM234°Southwest15.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 8 at 5:20:56 AM250°West-southwest0.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Times are local for Pyongyang (PYT – Pyongyang Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Pyongyang

Eclipse Visibility From PyongyangVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
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