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Monday, August 7, 2017 at 9:11 pm

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Montfoort: Partial Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 9:15 pm

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


Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute

Magnitude: 0.02

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August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Montfoort

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

MoonriseNear maxEnd of partial
9:11 pm Aug 79:11 pm Aug 79:18 pm Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in Montfoort on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in MontfoortDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 5:50:01 pm78°East-northeast30.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 7:22:56 pm96°East16.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 8:20:29 pm106°East-southeast7.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 7 at 9:11:48 pm116°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in MontfoortAug 7 at 9:15:33 pm117°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 Montfoort 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 pm117°East-southeast0.7°
Partial moon eclipse 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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 10:50:56 pm136°Southeast11.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Montfoort (CEST – Central European Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Montfoort

Eclipse Visibility From MontfoortVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Montfoort, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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