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Penumbral lunar eclipse on February 11 2017 (Germany)

penumbral lunar eclipse February 11, 2017 (Germany)
Note: This image is here for illustrative purposes and does not represent the actual eclipse on this date.

The Moon information shown here applies to Berlin, Germany on Saturday, February 11, 2017. (Local time Europe/Berlin)

Moonrise to moonset10h20m
Distance to the center of the Sun147,660,999 km
Distance to the center of Earth380,201 km
Moon ilumination (at midnight)100%
Lunar phasefull moon
Current zodiac sign the MoonLeo ♌
Moon age (days past new moon)14.7

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According to international time UTC, a lunar eclipse will occur on February 11, 2017 which will be visible in some parts of the world. The following shows the cities in Germany from which the eclipse could be visible (note that the following is a short list of some of the main cities, the eclipse may be visible from other cities not listed here). The date and local time of the event shown below.

CityEclipse visible?Phase
BerlinYes Penumbral
Baden-WürttembergYes Penumbral
BayernYes Penumbral
BrandenburgYes Penumbral
BremenYes Penumbral
HamburgYes Penumbral
HessenYes Penumbral
Mecklenburg-VorpommernYes Penumbral
NiedersachsenYes Penumbral
Nordrhein-WestfalenYes Penumbral
Rheinland-PfalzYes Penumbral
SaarlandYes Penumbral
SachsenYes Penumbral
Sachsen-AnhaltYes Penumbral
Schleswig-HolsteinYes Penumbral
ThüringenYes Penumbral

Information about this eclipse

penumbral lunar eclipse This image shows the global map with two regions: the shaded region where you can not see the lunar eclipse, and the blank region, where it can be seen. The image details the type of eclipse, the magnitude of the penumbra and umbra, Saros series to which this eclipse belongs, among other data. The date and time displayed in this image are international date and time, therefore, they might not apply to your country. However, to know the date and exact time of penumbral lunar eclipse in your country, you can see the table below. (Click on the image to enlarge it).

Eclipse schedule in Germany

The following table shows the schedule and phases of the penumbral lunar eclipse of February 11, 2017 in Germany. For each city we have assigned a time zone which is very precise and it takes into account Daylight Saving Time (if applicable).

Moon alt.: Excellent  Good  Low  Too low  

Event datePen. Mag.Umb. Mag.Penumbral eclipse beginsMoon alt.Partial eclipse beginsUmbral eclipse beginsMax. eclipse beginsMoon alt.Umbral eclipse endsPartial eclipse endsPenumbral eclipse endsMoon alt.
Berlin (UTC 1)2017-02-1098.8%0%23:3449--01:4446--03:5332
Baden-Württemberg (UTC 1)2017-02-1098.8%0%23:3452--01:4451--03:5336
Bayern (UTC 1)2017-02-1098.8%0%23:3452--01:4450--03:5334
Brandenburg (UTC 1)2017-02-1098.8%0%23:3449--01:4447--03:5332
Bremen (UTC 1)2017-02-1098.8%0%23:3448--01:4447--03:5334
Hamburg (UTC 1)2017-02-1098.8%0%23:3448--01:4446--03:5333
Hessen (UTC 1)2017-02-1098.8%0%23:3450--01:4450--03:5335
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (UTC 1)2017-02-1098.8%0%23:3448--01:4445--03:5332
Niedersachsen (UTC 1)2017-02-1098.8%0%23:3448--01:4448--03:5334
Nordrhein-Westfalen (UTC 1)2017-02-1098.8%0%23:3449--01:4449--03:5335
Rheinland-Pfalz (UTC 1)2017-02-1098.8%0%23:3450--01:4451--03:5336
Saarland (UTC 1)2017-02-1098.8%0%23:3451--01:4451--03:5337
Sachsen (UTC 1)2017-02-1098.8%0%23:3452--01:4450--03:5335
Sachsen-Anhalt (UTC 1)2017-02-1098.8%0%23:3450--01:4447--03:5333
Schleswig-Holstein (UTC 1)2017-02-1098.8%0%23:3447--01:4446--03:5333
Thüringen (UTC 1)2017-02-1098.8%0%23:3450--01:4448--03:5334

You can read the table above as follows: On February 10, 2017 in Berlin, Europe/Berlin (UTC 1), an penumbral lunar eclipse will start at 23:34, the maximum eclipse will occur at 01:44 when the Moon reaches an altitud of 46°;this event will come to an end at 03:53 and will have a penumbral magnitud of 0.988 (this is the fraction of the Moon obscured by the entrance to The Earth's penumbra) and an umbral magnitud of -0.035 (fraction of the Moon obscured by the umbra of The Earth).

Moon-Planet Conjunctions

A Moon-planet conjunction occurs when an astronomical object has either the same, or nearly the same, right ascension or the same ecliptic longitude of that of the Moon, as observed from Earth. Check all the conjunctions in February 2017.

Astronomical ObjectsDate and TimeDegrees Apart
Moon and MarsFebruary 1Mars is 2.4 degrees North of the Moon.
Moon and AldebaranFebruary 5Aldebaran is 0.2 degrees South of the Moon.
Moon and Regulus2017-02-11 15:04Regulus is 0.8 degrees North of the Moon.
Moon and JupiterFebruary 15Jupiter is 2.9 degrees South of the Moon.
Moon and SaturnFebruary 21Saturn is 3.9 degrees South of the Moon.

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