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Flag for Australia November 8, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cairns, Queensland, Australia

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Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at 8:59 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Cairns: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 6:02 PM

Maximum: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 8:59 PM

Ends: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 11:56 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 54 minutes

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November 8, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cairns

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Cairns. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
7:09 PM Nov 88:59 PM Nov 810:49 PM Nov 8
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Local times for eclipse in Cairns on Tuesday, November 8, 2022

EventTime in CairnsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 6:02 PM74°East-northeast2.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseNov 8 at 6:15 PM73°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 7:09 PM68°East-northeast11.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 8:16 PM61°East-northeast25.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseNov 8 at 8:59 PM55°Northeast33.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsNov 8 at 9:41 PM47°Northeast41.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 8 at 10:49 PM29°North-northeast50.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 8 at 11:56 PMNorth55.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Cairns (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Cairns.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Cairns

Eclipse Visibility from CairnsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
Total
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
Partial
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
Total
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPenumbral
Partial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2025Mar 14LunarPartial
Total
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
Total
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
Total
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
Total
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