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Flag for U.S.A. August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, U.S.A.

Max view in Kailua-Kona
Monday, August 7, 2017 at 5:57 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Kailua-Kona: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 5:57 AM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute


August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kailua-Kona

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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

5:50 AM Aug 75:57 AM Aug 75:59 AM Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in Kailua-Kona on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in Kailua-KonaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 5:50:01 AM252°West-southwest1.9°
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 Kailua-KonaAug 7 at 5:57:33 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 Kailua-Kona 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 5:59:53 AM253°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 7:22:56 AM259°West18.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 8:20:29 AM263°West31.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 9:18:09 AM267°West44.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 10:50:56 AM276°West65.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Kailua-Kona (HAST – Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Kailua-Kona

Eclipse Visibility from Kailua-KonaVisibility 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
2013May 9SolarPartial
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kailua-Kona, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100