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Flag for Swaziland August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Big Bend, Swaziland

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Monday, August 7, 2017 at 8:20 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Big Bend: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 5:50 PM

Maximum: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 8:20 PM

Ends: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 10:50 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute


August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Big Bend

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
7:22 PM Aug 78:20 PM Aug 79:18 PM Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in Big Bend on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in Big BendDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 5:50:01 PM104°East-southeast5.7°
The 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 7:22:56 PM95°East25.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 8:20:29 PM89°East37.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 9:18:09 PM81°East50.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 10:50:56 PM59°East-northeast69.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Big Bend (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Big Bend

Eclipse Visibility from Big BendVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPenumbral
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Big Bend, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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