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Monday, August 7, 2017 at 8:20 pm

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Grahamstown: Partial Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 8:20 pm

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


Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute

Magnitude: 0.25

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August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Grahamstown

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
7:22 pm Aug 78:20 pm Aug 79:18 pm Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in Grahamstown on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in GrahamstownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 5:50:01 pm106°East-southeast3.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 7:22:56 pm95°East21.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 8:20:29 pm87°East32.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 9:18:09 pm78°East-northeast44.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 10:50:56 pm55°Northeast61.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Grahamstown (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Grahamstown

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