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Monday, August 7, 2017 at 8:20 pm

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Stellenbosch: Partial Lunar Eclipse


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

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

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


Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute

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August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Stellenbosch

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Stellenbosch. 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 Stellenbosch on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in StellenboschDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 5:50:01 pm111°East-southeast2.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 7 at 6:03:27 pm109°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 7:22:56 pm98°East14.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 8:20:29 pm91°East26.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 9:18:09 pm82°East38.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 10:50:56 pm64°East-northeast55.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Stellenbosch (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Stellenbosch

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