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Eclipse visible in Durban – August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Durban. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

More about the August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Durban on Monday, August 7, 2017

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in DurbanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 5:52 PM104°East-southeast6.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 7:25 PM93°East25.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 8:21 PM86°East37.5° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 9:17 PM78°East-northeast49.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 10:50 PM53°Northeast67.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Times are local for Durban (SAST - South Africa Standard Time).

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