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7/8 August 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse
As per the Astrologers the best time to celebrate Raksha Bandhan – from 11:04 am to 1:29 pm.
The Partial Lunar eclipse will be visible from most parts of South and East Asia, Europe, Africa and Australia.
How will this Lunar Eclipse will Look Like on Monday, 7 August 2017, 18:20 UTC
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 Allahabad*||
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||7 Aug, 15:50:01||7 Aug, 21:20:01||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse begins||7 Aug, 17:22:56||7 Aug, 22:52:56||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||7 Aug, 18:20:29||7 Aug, 23:50:29||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse ends||7 Aug, 19:18:09||8 Aug, 00:48:09||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||7 Aug, 20:50:56||8 Aug, 02:20:56||Yes|
* The Moon is above the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions in Allahabad, the entire eclipse is visible.
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.
Partial Lunar Eclipse in India
Lunar Eclipse Starts – 22:52:54
Lunar Eclipse Ends – 00:48:09 on 8th, August
Local Eclipse Duration – 01 Hour 55 Mins 15 Secs
First Contact with the Penumbra – 21:20:01
First Contact with the Umbra – 22:52:54
Maximum of Lunar Eclipse – 23:50:27
Last Contact with the Umbra – 00:48:09 on 8th, August
Last Contact with the Penumbra – 02:20:55 on 8th, August
Duration of Partial Phase – 01 Hour 55 Mins 14 Secs
Duration of Penumbral Phase – 05 Hours 00 Mins 54 Secs
Magnitude of Lunar Eclipse – 0.25
Magnitude of Penumbral Lunar Eclipse – 1.29
As per the Sutak
Sutak Begins – 12:14:11
Sutak Ends – 00:48:09 on 8th, August
Lunar eclipse of August 07/08, 2017
A partial Lunar Eclipse would occur on August 07 and 08, 2017. It would be the second and the last Lunar Eclipse out of the two lunar eclipses in 2017.
As it is partial eclipse of magnitude 0.25, only the one fourth of the Moon would be covered by the Earth’s Umbral shadow at maximum eclipse. The portion of the moon inside the Umbral shadow will only be illuminated by sunlight refracted through the Earth’s atmosphere and having a reddish hue.
The partial eclipse would be visible from Asia, Africa, Australia, most of Europe and some eastern parts of South America.
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