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August 16, 2027 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Aspen, CO, USA

Aug 17, 2027 at 1:13 am
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Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse in Aspen, Colorado
Begins: Mon, Aug 16, 2027 at 11:24 pm
Maximum: Tue, Aug 17, 2027 at 1:13 am -0.526 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Aug 17, 2027 at 3:03 am
Duration: 3 hours, 39 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.

Location

August 16–17, 2027 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Aspen

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
11:24 pm Mon, Aug 16
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction South-southeast 150°
32.1°
1:13 am Tue, Aug 17
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South 181°
37.7°
3:03 am Tue, Aug 17
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South-southwest 212°
31.9°

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 Aspen

Eclipse Visibility From AspenVisibility Worldwide
Mar 24–25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Apr 8, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse
Sep 17, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 13–14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse

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

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