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Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 4:13 am

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Bandar-Abbas: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 at 2:04 am

Maximum: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 at 4:13 am

Ends: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 at 6:23 am

Duration: 4 hours, 19 minutes


February 11, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Bandar-Abbas

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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

2:04 am Feb 114:13 am Feb 116:23 am Feb 11
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Local times for eclipse in Bandar-Abbas on Saturday, February 11, 2017

EventTime in Bandar-AbbasDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 11 at 2:04:14 am252°West-southwest56.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseFeb 11 at 4:13:49 am270°West28.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 11 at 6:23:25 am284°West-northwest0.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Times are local for Bandar-Abbas (IRST – Iran Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Bandar-Abbas

Eclipse Visibility From Bandar-AbbasVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPenumbral
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