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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 2:20 am

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Xiamen: 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 — Xiamen

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Xiamen. 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 Xiamen on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

EventTime in XiamenDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 11:50:01 pm173°South49.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 1:22:56 am206°South-southwest45.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 8 at 2:20:29 am221°Southwest38.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 8 at 3:18:09 am233°Southwest29.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 8 at 4:50:56 am247°West-southwest11.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Xiamen (CST – China Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Xiamen

Eclipse Visibility From XiamenVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
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