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Flag for South Georgia/Sandwich Is. February 10, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — King Edward Point, South Georgia/Sandwich Is. (Grytviken)

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Friday, February 10, 2017 at 10:43 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


King Edward Point: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 8:34 PM

Maximum: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 10:43 PM

Ends: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 at 12:53 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 19 minutes

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February 10, 2017 – February 11, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — King Edward Point

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

StartMaxEnd
8:34 PM Feb 1010:43 PM Feb 1012:53 AM Feb 11
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Local times for eclipse in King Edward Point on Friday, February 10, 2017

EventTime in King Edward PointDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 10 at 8:34 PM58°East-northeast4.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Maximum EclipseFeb 10 at 10:43 PM30°North-northeast17.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 11 at 12:53 AM357°North22.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for King Edward Point (GST – South Georgia Time).

Eclipses visible in King Edward Point

Eclipse Visibility from King Edward PointVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarPenumbral
Total
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
Partial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Partial
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