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August 16, 2027 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Point Lay, AK, USA (Kali)

Aug 16, 2027 at 11:29 pm
Max View in Point Lay, Alaska
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse in Point Lay, Alaska
Begins: Mon, Aug 16, 2027 at 11:21 pm
Maximum: Mon, Aug 16, 2027 at 11:29 pm -0.538 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Aug 17, 2027 at 1:03 am
Duration: 1 hour, 41 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


August 16–17, 2027 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Point Lay

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

9:24 pm Mon, Aug 16Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 102°
11:13 pm Mon, Aug 16Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction Southeast 126°
11:21 pm Mon, Aug 16RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction Southeast 128°
11:29 pm Mon, Aug 16
Maximum in Point Lay This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Point Lay. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Point Lay because the Moon is below the horizon at that 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 Southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction Southeast 130°
1:03 am Tue, Aug 17
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Map direction South-southeast 151°

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 Point Lay

Eclipse Visibility From Point LayVisibility Worldwide
Mar 13–14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 2–3, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 12, 2026 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse
Aug 27, 2026 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Aug 16–17, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse

Note: Click on the date link for details in Point Lay, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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