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Eclipses in Smara, Western Sahara (Semara)

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Monday, August 7, 2017 at 8:35 pm

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Smara: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 4:50 pm

Maximum: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 8:35 pm

Ends: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 9:50 pm


Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute

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August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Smara

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd
8:27 pm Aug 78:35 pm Aug 79:50 pm Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in Smara on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in SmaraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 4:50:01 pm85°East46.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 6:22:56 pm95°East26.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 7:20:29 pm101°East14.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 8:18:09 pm106°East-southeast1.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 7 at 8:27:19 pm107°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in SmaraAug 7 at 8:35:17 pm108°East-southeast1.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Smara would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 9:50:56 pm117°East-southeast16.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Smara (WEST – Western European Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Smara

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

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