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Monday, August 7, 2017 at 6:40 pm

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Bobo-Dioulasso: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Maximum: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 6:40 pm

Ends: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 8:50 pm


Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute

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August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Bobo-Dioulasso

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Bobo-Dioulasso. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

MoonriseNear maxEnd of partial
6:36 pm Aug 76:40 pm Aug 77:18 pm Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in Bobo-Dioulasso on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in Bobo-DioulassoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 3:50:01 pm101°East-southeast38.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 5:22:56 pm103°East-southeast17.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 6:20:29 pm105°East-southeast4.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 7 at 6:36:45 pm106°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Bobo-DioulassoAug 7 at 6:40:01 pm106°East-southeast0.6°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Bobo-Dioulasso 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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 7:18:09 pm108°East-southeast9.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 8:50:56 pm115°East-southeast29.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Bobo-Dioulasso (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Bobo-Dioulasso

Eclipse Visibility From Bobo-DioulassoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Transit
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