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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 2:20 am

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Nanjing: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 11:50 pm

Maximum: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 2:20 am

Ends: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 4:50 am


Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute

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August 7, 2017 – August 8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Nanjing

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Nanjing. 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

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
1:22 am Aug 82:20 am Aug 83:18 am Aug 8
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Local times for eclipse in Nanjing on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

EventTime in NanjingDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 11:50:01 pm175°South41.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 1:22:56 am204°South-southwest38.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 8 at 2:20:29 am218°Southwest32.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 8 at 3:18:09 am231°Southwest24.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 8 at 4:50:56 am246°West-southwest8.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Times are local for Nanjing (CST – China Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Nanjing

Eclipse Visibility From NanjingVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
Partial
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