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August 17, 2027 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Auckland, New Zealand (Tāmaki Makaurau)

Aug 17, 2027 at 7:13 pm
Max View in Auckland, Auckland
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse in Auckland, Auckland
Begins: Tue, Aug 17, 2027 at 5:42 pm
Maximum: Tue, Aug 17, 2027 at 7:13 pm -0.526 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Aug 17, 2027 at 9:03 pm
Duration: 3 hours, 21 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


August 17, 2027 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Auckland

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Auckland. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (NZST) for Auckland.

5:24 pm Tue, Aug 17Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 108°
5:42 pm Tue, Aug 17RisingMoonrise Rising, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase will make the moon so dim that it will be extremely difficult to view until moon gets higher in the sky or the total phase ends.Map direction East-southeast 105°
7:13 pm Tue, Aug 17
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East 92°
9:03 pm Tue, Aug 17
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East-northeast 74°

The curvature of the shadow's path and the apparent rotation of the Moon's disk is due to the Earth's rotation.

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.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Auckland

Eclipse Visibility From AucklandVisibility Worldwide
Oct 3, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Sep 8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Sep 22, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse
Mar 3–4, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse

Note: Click on the date link for details in Auckland, or the path map image for global details.

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