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

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

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 August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in London 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 LondonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 4:52 PM74°East-northeast32.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 6:25 PM93°East18.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 7:21 PM103°East-southeast10.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 8:17 PM113°East-southeast1.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 7 at 8:29 PM116°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in LondonAug 7 at 8:35 PM117°East-southeast0.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in London 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.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 9:50 PM132°Southeast9.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for London (BST - British Summer Time).

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