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Partial lunar eclipse on August 8 2017 (South Korea)

partial lunar eclipse August 8, 2017 (South Korea)
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 Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. (Local time Asia/Seoul)

Moonrise to moonset11h0m
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 South Korea 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
SeoulYes Penumbral, Partial
BusanYes Penumbral, Partial
ChejuYes Penumbral, Partial
ChollabukYes Penumbral, Partial
ChollanamYes Penumbral, Partial
ChungcheongbukYes Penumbral, Partial
ChungcheongnamYes Penumbral, Partial
DaeguYes Penumbral, Partial
GangwonYes Penumbral, Partial
GwangjuYes Penumbral, Partial
GyeonggiYes Penumbral, Partial
GyeongsangbukYes Penumbral, Partial
GyeongsangnamYes Penumbral, Partial
IncheonYes Penumbral, Partial
JejuYes Penumbral, Partial
KangweonYes Penumbral, Partial
KwangjuYes Penumbral, Partial
KyeonggiYes Penumbral, Partial
KyeongsangbukYes Penumbral, Partial
KyeongsangnamYes Penumbral, Partial
PusanYes Penumbral, Partial
South KoreaYes Penumbral, Partial
TaeguYes Penumbral, Partial
TaejeonYes Penumbral, Partial
UlsanYes 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 South Korea

The following table shows the schedule and phases of the partial lunar eclipse of August 8, 2017 in South Korea. 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.
Seoul (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503602:23-03:2024-04:1805:510
Busan (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503802:23-03:2024-04:1805:51-1
Cheju (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:504002:23-03:2027-04:1805:511
Chollabuk (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503802:23-03:2025-04:1805:510
Chollanam (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503902:23-03:2026-04:1805:511
Chungcheongbuk (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2024-04:1805:510
Chungcheongnam (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2024-04:1805:510
Daegu (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2024-04:1805:51-1
Gangwon (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503602:23-03:2023-04:1805:51-1
Gwangju (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503802:23-03:2026-04:1805:511
Gyeonggi (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503602:23-03:2024-04:1805:510
Gyeongsangbuk (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2024-04:1805:510
Gyeongsangnam (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2024-04:1805:510
Incheon (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503602:23-03:2024-04:1805:510
Jeju (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:504002:23-03:2027-04:1805:511
Kangweon (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2024-04:1805:510
Kwangju (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503802:23-03:2026-04:1805:511
Kyeonggi (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2024-04:1805:510
Kyeongsangbuk (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2024-04:1805:510
Kyeongsangnam (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2024-04:1805:510
Pusan (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503802:23-03:2024-04:1805:51-1
South Korea (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2024-04:1805:510
Taegu (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2024-04:1805:51-1
Taejeon (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503702:23-03:2024-04:1805:510
Ulsan (UTC 9)2017-08-08128.9%24.6%00:503802:23-03:2024-04:1805:51-1

You can read the table above as follows: On August 8, 2017 in Seoul, Asia/Seoul (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 24°;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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