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Flag for U.S.A. August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Adak, Alaska, U.S.A.

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Monday, August 7, 2017 at 7:17 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Adak: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 6:50 AM

Maximum: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 7:17 AM

Ends: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 11:50 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute


August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Adak

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

6:50 AM Aug 77:17 AM Aug 77:21 AM Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in Adak on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in AdakDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 6:50:01 AM237°West-southwest3.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in AdakAug 7 at 7:17:50 AM243°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Adak 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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetAug 7 at 7:21:39 AM244°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 8:22:56 AM255°West-southwest9.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 9:20:29 AM266°West17.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 10:18:09 AM277°West25.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 11:50:56 AM297°West-northwest38.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Adak (HADT – Hawaii-Aleutian Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Adak

Eclipse Visibility from AdakVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 5SolarPartial
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Adak, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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