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Monday, August 7, 2017 at 8:52 pm

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Biel: Partial Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 8:52 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 — Biel

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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
8:48 pm Aug 78:52 pm Aug 79:18 pm Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in Biel on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in BielDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 5:50:01 pm82°East29.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 7:22:56 pm99°East14.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 8:20:29 pm109°East-southeast4.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 7 at 8:48:08 pm113°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in BielAug 7 at 8:52:18 pm114°East-southeast0.5°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Biel 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 pm119°East-southeast4.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 10:50:56 pm137°Southeast16.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Biel (CEST – Central European Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Biel

Eclipse Visibility From BielVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Transit
Note: Click on the date link for details in Biel, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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