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Partial lunar eclipse on August 8 2017 (Japan)

partial lunar eclipse August 8, 2017 (Japan)
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 Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. (Local time Asia/Tokyo)

Moonrise to moonset11h5m
Distance to the center of the Sun151,691,023 km
Distance to the center of Earth395,938 km
Moon ilumination (at midnight)100%
Lunar phasefull moon
Current zodiac sign the MoonAquarius ♒
Moon age (days past new moon)14.6

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According to international time UTC, a lunar eclipse will occur on August 8, 2017 which will be visible in some parts of the world. The following shows the cities in Japan 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
TokyoYes Penumbral, Partial
AichiYes Penumbral, Partial
AkitaYes Penumbral, Partial
AomoriYes Penumbral, Partial
ChibaYes Penumbral, Partial
EhimeYes Penumbral, Partial
FukuiYes Penumbral, Partial
FukuokaYes Penumbral, Partial
FukushimaYes Penumbral, Partial
GifuYes Penumbral, Partial
GunmaYes Penumbral, Partial
HiroshimaYes Penumbral, Partial
HokkaidoYes Penumbral, Partial
HyogoYes Penumbral, Partial
IbarakiYes Penumbral, Partial
IshikawaYes Penumbral, Partial
IwateYes Penumbral, Partial
KagawaYes Penumbral, Partial
KagoshimaYes Penumbral, Partial
KanagawaYes Penumbral, Partial
KochiYes Penumbral, Partial
KumamotoYes Penumbral, Partial
KyotoYes Penumbral, Partial
MieYes Penumbral, Partial
MiyagiYes Penumbral, Partial
MiyazakiYes Penumbral, Partial
NaganoYes Penumbral, Partial
NagasakiYes Penumbral, Partial
NaraYes Penumbral, Partial
NiigataYes Penumbral, Partial
OitaYes Penumbral, Partial
OkayamaYes Penumbral, Partial
OkinawaYes Penumbral, Partial
OsakaYes Penumbral, Partial
SagaYes Penumbral, Partial
SaitamaYes Penumbral, Partial
ShigaYes Penumbral, Partial
ShimaneYes Penumbral, Partial
ShizuokaYes Penumbral, Partial
TochigiYes Penumbral, Partial
TokushimaYes Penumbral, Partial
TottoriYes Penumbral, Partial
ToyamaYes Penumbral, Partial
WakayamaYes Penumbral, Partial
YamagataYes Penumbral, Partial
YamaguchiYes Penumbral, Partial
YamanashiYes Penumbral, Partial

Information about this eclipse

partial 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 partial lunar eclipse in your country, you can see the table below. (Click on the image to enlarge it).

Eclipse schedule in Japan

The following table shows the schedule and phases of the partial lunar eclipse of August 8, 2017 in Japan. 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.
Tokyo (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503502:23-03:2017-04:1805:51-10
Aichi (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2019-04:1805:51-7
Akita (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503102:23-03:2015-04:1805:51-11
Aomori (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503002:23-03:2014-04:1805:51-11
Chiba (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503502:23-03:2017-04:1805:51-10
Ehime (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503902:23-03:2023-04:1805:51-4
Fukui (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503602:23-03:2019-04:1805:51-7
Fukuoka (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503902:23-03:2025-04:1805:51-2
Fukushima (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503302:23-03:2015-04:1805:51-11
Gifu (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503602:23-03:2019-04:1805:51-7
Gunma (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503502:23-03:2017-04:1805:51-9
Hiroshima (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503802:23-03:2023-04:1805:51-4
Hokkaido (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:502802:23-03:2011-04:1805:51-13
Hyogo (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2021-04:1805:51-6
Ibaraki (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503502:23-03:2016-04:1805:51-10
Ishikawa (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503502:23-03:2019-04:1805:51-7
Iwate (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503102:23-03:2014-04:1805:51-12
Kagawa (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503802:23-03:2022-04:1805:51-5
Kagoshima (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:504102:23-03:2026-04:1805:51-1
Kanagawa (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503602:23-03:2017-04:1805:51-9
Kochi (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503902:23-03:2023-04:1805:51-4
Kumamoto (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:504002:23-03:2025-04:1805:51-2
Kyoto (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2020-04:1805:51-6
Mie (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2020-04:1805:51-7
Miyagi (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503202:23-03:2015-04:1805:51-11
Miyazaki (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:504102:23-03:2025-04:1805:51-2
Nagano (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503502:23-03:2018-04:1805:51-9
Nagasaki (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:504002:23-03:2025-04:1805:51-1
Nara (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2020-04:1805:51-6
Niigata (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503302:23-03:2016-04:1805:51-10
Oita (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:504002:23-03:2024-04:1805:51-3
Okayama (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503802:23-03:2022-04:1805:51-5
Okinawa (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:504702:23-03:2031-04:1805:513
Osaka (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2021-04:1805:51-6
Saga (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:504002:23-03:2025-04:1805:51-2
Saitama (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503502:23-03:2017-04:1805:51-10
Shiga (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2020-04:1805:51-7
Shimane (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2022-04:1805:51-4
Shizuoka (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503602:23-03:2018-04:1805:51-8
Tochigi (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503502:23-03:2017-04:1805:51-10
Tokushima (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503802:23-03:2022-04:1805:51-5
Tottori (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2021-04:1805:51-5
Toyama (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503502:23-03:2018-04:1805:51-8
Wakayama (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503802:23-03:2021-04:1805:51-6
Yamagata (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503302:23-03:2015-04:1805:51-11
Yamaguchi (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503902:23-03:2023-04:1805:51-3
Yamanashi (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503602:23-03:2018-04:1805:51-9

You can read the table above as follows: On August 8, 2017 in Tokyo, Asia/Tokyo (UTC 9), an partial lunar eclipse will start at 00:50, the maximum eclipse will occur at 03:20 when the Moon reaches an altitud of 17°;this event will come to an end at 05:51 and will have a penumbral magnitud of 1.289 (this is the fraction of the Moon obscured by the entrance to The Earth's penumbra) and an umbral magnitud of 0.246 (fraction of the Moon obscured by the umbra of The Earth).

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