August 7/8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse
The partial lunar eclipse will be visible from most parts of South and East Asia, Europe, Africa and Australia.
Where to See the Eclipse
Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.
When the Eclipse Happens Worldwide — Timeline
Lunar eclipses look approximately the same all over the world and happen at the same time.
The times displayed are accurate to around 2-3 seconds.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Washington DC*||Visible in Washington DC|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Aug 7 at 15:50:01||Aug 7 at 11:50:01 am||No, below the horizon|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Aug 7 at 17:22:56||Aug 7 at 1:22:56 pm||No, below the horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||Aug 7 at 18:20:29||Aug 7 at 2:20:29 pm||No, below the horizon|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Aug 7 at 19:18:09||Aug 7 at 3:18:09 pm||No, below the horizon|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Aug 7 at 20:50:56||Aug 7 at 4:50:56 pm||No, below the horizon|
* The Moon is below the horizon during this eclipse, so it is not possible to view it in Washington DC.
The magnitude of the eclipse is 0.246.
The penumbral magnitude of the eclipse is 1.289
The total duration of the eclipse is 5 hours, 1 minute.
The duration of the partial eclipse is 1 hour, 55 minutes.
Countdown until eclipse begins
Aug 7, 2017 at 15:50:01 UTC
Eclipses in Your City
Eclipses in 2017
- Feb 10/11, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Feb 26, 2017 – Annular Solar Eclipse
- Aug 7/8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse (this page)
- Aug 21, 2017 – Total Solar Eclipse
Eclipses in 2018
- Jan 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Feb 15, 2018 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jul 13, 2018 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jul 27/28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Aug 11, 2018 – Partial Solar Eclipse