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Flag for Tuvalu August 17, 2027 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Funafuti, Tuvalu

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Tuesday, August 17, 2027 at 7:13 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Funafuti: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Aug 17, 2027 at 5:24 PM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 17, 2027 at 7:13 PM

Ends: Tue, Aug 17, 2027 at 9:03 PM

Duration: 3 hours, 39 minutes


August 17, 2027 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Funafuti

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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:55 PM Aug 177:13 PM Aug 179:03 PM Aug 17
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Local times for eclipse in Funafuti on Tuesday, August 17, 2027

EventTime in FunafutiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 17 at 5:24 PM104°East-southeast7.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 17 at 5:55 PM103°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 17 at 7:13 PM100°East17.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 17 at 9:03 PM99°East44.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Funafuti (TVT – Tuvalu Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Funafuti

Eclipse Visibility from FunafutiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2025Sep 22SolarPartial
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Funafuti, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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