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Eclipse visible in Pago Pago – August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Pago Pago. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

More about the August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Pago Pago 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 Pago PagoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 4:52 AM259°West24.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 6:25 AM255°West-southwest2.9° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Pago PagoAug 7 at 6:37 AM254°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 Pago Pago 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 6:39 AM254°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 7:21 AM251°West-southwest9.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 8:17 AM247°West-southwest22.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 9:50 AM235°Southwest41.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Pago Pago (SST - Samoa Standard Time).

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Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in Pago PagoLooks like in Pago PagoPath of the eclipse
Jun 3 / Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Apr 14, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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Apr 3 / Apr 4, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 22 / Mar 23, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Jan 30 / Jan 31, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27, 2018LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 20, 2019LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Jul 4, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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