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August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — King Edward Point, South Georgia/Sandwich Is. (Grytviken)

Max view in King Edward Point
Monday, August 7, 2017 at 5:09 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


King Edward Point: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 1:50 PM

Maximum: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 5:09 PM

Ends: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 6:50 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute

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August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — King Edward Point

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from King Edward Point. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:05 PM Aug 75:09 PM Aug 75:18 PM Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in King Edward Point on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in King Edward PointDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 1:50 PM159°South-southeast18.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 3:22 PM138°Southeast11.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 4:20 PM125°Southeast5.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 7 at 5:05 PM116°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in King Edward PointAug 7 at 5:09 PM116°East-southeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in King Edward Point 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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 5:18 PM114°East-southeast1.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 6:50 PM96°East13.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for King Edward Point (GST – South Georgia Time).

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

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

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
Note: Click on the date link for details in King Edward Point, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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