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Eclipse visible in Kailua-Kona – 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 Kailua-Kona 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 Kailua-KonaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 5:52 AM253°West-southwest1.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Kailua-KonaAug 7 at 5:56 AM253°West-southwest0.4° 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 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 5:58 AM253°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 7:25 AM260°West19.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 8:21 AM264°West32.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 9:17 AM267°West44.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 10:50 AM276°West65.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

Times are local for Kailua-Kona (HAST - Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Kailua-Kona

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in Kailua-KonaLooks like in Kailua-KonaPath of the eclipse
May 20, 2012SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3 / Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 9, 2013SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 14 / Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 7 / Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 3 / Apr 4, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 27, 2015LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 8, 2016SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 22 / Mar 23, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7, 2017LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 21, 2017SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 20, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 29 / Nov 30, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 25 / May 26, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18 / Nov 19, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 15, 2022LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7 / Nov 8, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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