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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 5:48 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 5:48 AM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute


August 8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:22 AM Aug 85:48 AM Aug 86:00 AM Aug 8
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Local times for eclipse in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

EventTime in Petropavlovsk-KamchatskyDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 3:50:01 AM216°Southwest13.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 5:22:56 AM236°Southwest4.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Petropavlovsk-KamchatskyAug 8 at 5:48:38 AM241°West-southwest1.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetAug 8 at 6:00:59 AM243°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 8 at 6:20:29 AM247°West-southwest1.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 8 at 7:18:09 AM258°West-southwest11.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 8 at 8:50:56 AM276°West24.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (PETT – Kamchatka Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Eclipse Visibility From Petropavlovsk-KamchatskyVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
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