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Flag for US Minor Outlying Islands August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Midway, US Minor Outlying Islands

Max view in Midway
Monday, August 7, 2017 at 6:05 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Midway: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 4:50 AM

Maximum: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 6:05 AM

Ends: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 9:50 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute


August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Midway

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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

4:50 AM Aug 76:05 AM Aug 76:16 AM Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in Midway on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in MidwayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 4:50:01 AM241°West-southwest16.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in MidwayAug 7 at 6:05:39 AM251°West-southwest1.9°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Midway would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetAug 7 at 6:16:28 AM252°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 6:22:56 AM253°West-southwest1.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 7:20:29 AM259°West13.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 8:18:09 AM265°West25.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 9:50:56 AM276°West45.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Midway (SST – Samoa Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Midway

Eclipse Visibility from MidwayVisibility 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 14LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2018Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 5SolarPartial
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Midway, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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