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Flag for Australia October 29, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Max view in Geelong
Sunday, October 29, 2023 at 6:08 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Geelong: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 5:01 AM

Maximum: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 6:08 AM

Ends: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 9:26 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 25 minutes


October 29, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Geelong

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:01 AM Oct 296:08 AM Oct 296:14 AM Oct 29
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Local times for eclipse in Geelong on Sunday, October 29, 2023

EventTime in GeelongDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 29 at 5:01 AM299°West-northwest12.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in GeelongOct 29 at 6:08 AM289°West-northwest1.0°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Geelong would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetOct 29 at 6:14 AM288°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 29 at 6:35 AM285°West-northwest2.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 29 at 7:14 AM280°West11.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 29 at 7:52 AM274°West19.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 29 at 9:26 AM260°West36.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Geelong (AEDT – Australian Eastern Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Geelong

Eclipse Visibility from GeelongVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarPartial
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2021Dec 4SolarPartial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 14LunarPartial
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Geelong, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100