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Flag for Russia August 8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Tiksi, Russia

Max view in Tiksi
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 2:17 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Tiksi: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 12:50 AM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 2:17 AM

Ends: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 5:50 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute

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August 8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Tiksi

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

StartMaxMoonset
12:50 AM Aug 82:17 AM Aug 82:32 AM Aug 8
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Local times for eclipse in Tiksi on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

EventTime in TiksiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 12:50 AM186°South1.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Maximal Eclipse visible in TiksiAug 8 at 2:17 AM206°South-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Tiksi would be around this time.
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 South-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 2:22 AM208°South-southwest0.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
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 South-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetAug 8 at 2:32 AM210°South-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 8 at 3:20 AM221°Southwest1.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 8 at 4:18 AM234°Southwest5.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 8 at 5:50 AM255°West-southwest11.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Tiksi (YAKT – Yakutsk Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Tiksi

Eclipse Visibility from TiksiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 2SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPenumbral
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Tiksi, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100