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Flag for U.S.A. February 10, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.

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Friday, February 10, 2017 at 6:43 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

St. Louis: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 4:34 PM

Maximum: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 6:43 PM

Ends: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 8:53 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 19 minutes


February 10, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — St. Louis

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During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event. 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 February 10, 2017 – February 11, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:30 PM Feb 106:43 PM Feb 108:53 PM Feb 10
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Local times for eclipse in St. Louis on Friday, February 10, 2017

EventTime in St. LouisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 10 at 4:34:14 PM64°East-northeast10.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseFeb 10 at 5:30:20 PM73°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseFeb 10 at 6:43:49 PM84°East13.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 10 at 8:53:25 PM105°East-southeast37.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for St. Louis (CST – Central Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in St. Louis

Eclipse Visibility from St. LouisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
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