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Monday, August 7, 2017 at 6:02 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Honolulu: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 6:02 AM

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


Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute

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August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Honolulu

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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

StartMaxMoonset
5:50 AM Aug 76:02 AM Aug 76:05 AM Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in Honolulu on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in HonoluluDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 5:50:01 AM252°West-southwest2.9°
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 HonoluluAug 7 at 6:02:57 AM253°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 Honolulu 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 6:05:22 AM253°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 7:22:56 AM259°West17.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 8:20:29 AM264°West30.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 9:18:09 AM268°West43.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 10:50:56 AM279°West63.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Honolulu (HAST – Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Honolulu

Eclipse Visibility From HonoluluVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Transit
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