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Monday, August 7, 2017 at 9:04 pm

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Castrop-Rauxel: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 5:50 pm Countdown

Maximum: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 9:04 pm

Ends: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 10:50 pm


Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute

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August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Castrop-Rauxel

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
9:00 pm Aug 79:04 pm Aug 79:18 pm Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in Castrop-Rauxel on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in Castrop-RauxelDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 5:50:01 pm80°East28.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 7:22:56 pm98°East14.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 8:20:29 pm108°East-southeast6.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 7 at 9:00:37 pm116°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Castrop-RauxelAug 7 at 9:04:18 pm116°East-southeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Castrop-Rauxel 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 9:18:09 pm119°East-southeast2.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 10:50:56 pm138°Southeast12.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Castrop-Rauxel (CEST – Central European Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Castrop-Rauxel

Eclipse Visibility From Castrop-RauxelVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Transit
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