Moon eclipse – 10/11 February 2017 – update + photo!
Information for observing of the prenumbral Moon eclipse visible from Europe in February 2017.
Observation times in UTC / CET:
Penumbral Eclipse begins at 10 February 2017, 22:34:14 UTC / 23:34:14 CET
Maximum Eclipse: 11 February 2017, 00:43:49 UTC / 01:43:49 CET
Penumbral Eclipse ends: 11 February 2017, 02:53:25 UTC / 03:53:25 CET
*UTC = Universal Time Coordinated, CET = Central European Time (UTC+1)
Where will be Moon on the night sky?
Location of Moon on the night sky during prenumbral eclipse in February 2017. Credit: Dr. Jozef Kozar.
The magnitude of the eclipse will be -0.035
The penumbral magnitude of the eclipse will be 0.988
The total duration of the eclipse is calculated as 4 hours, 19 minutes.
Moon will be located at 47° above the SW horizon.
UPDATE [11 February 2017]
Photo of Moon at the maximum of the prenumbral eclipse at 00:43:49 UTC.
Eclipse of the Moon at its maximum. Image credit: Jozef Kozar
Sources: Stellarium; timeanddate.com; Press Release of Astronomical observatory of Rimavska Sobota, Slovakia (link)
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