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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 5:20 am

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Arawa: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 2:50 am Countdown

Maximum: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 5:20 am

Ends: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 7:50 am

Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute

Magnitude: 0.25


August 8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Arawa

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Arawa. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event. Check the weather for Arawa.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
4:22 am Aug 85:20 am Aug 86:18 am Aug 8
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Local times for eclipse in Arawa on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

EventTime in ArawaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 2:50:01 am251°West-southwest55.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 4:22:56 am255°West-southwest34.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 8 at 5:20:29 am256°West-southwest20.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 8 at 6:18:09 am255°West-southwest7.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetAug 8 at 6:51:04 am255°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 8 at 7:50:56 am253°West-southwest14.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Arawa (BST – Bougainville Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Arawa

Eclipse Visibility From ArawaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPenumbral
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Arawa, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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