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Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 2:43 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Gaza: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 at 12:34 AM

Maximum: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 at 2:43 AM

Ends: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 at 4:53 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 19 minutes


February 11, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Gaza

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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.

More about the February 10, 2017 – February 11, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

12:34 AM Feb 112:43 AM Feb 114:53 AM Feb 11
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Local times for eclipse in Gaza on Saturday, February 11, 2017

EventTime in GazaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 11 at 12:34:14 AM211°South-southwest68.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseFeb 11 at 2:43:49 AM254°West-southwest46.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 11 at 4:53:25 AM273°West19.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Gaza (EEST – Eastern European Summer Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Gaza

Eclipse Visibility From GazaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
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