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Friday, February 10, 2017 at 10:43 pm

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Rio Grande: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 8:34 pm

Maximum: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 10:43 pm

Ends: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 at 12:53 am

Duration: 4 hours, 19 minutes


February 10, 2017 – February 11, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Rio Grande

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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

8:34 pm Feb 1010:43 pm Feb 1012:53 am Feb 11
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Local times for eclipse in Rio Grande on Friday, February 10, 2017

EventTime in Rio GrandeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 10 at 8:34:14 pm71°East-northeast3.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Maximum EclipseFeb 10 at 10:43:49 pm51°Northeast27.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 11 at 12:53:25 am18°North-northeast42.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Rio Grande (BRST – Brasília Summer Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Rio Grande

Eclipse Visibility From Rio GrandeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
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