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Flag for Greenland October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Thule Air Base, Greenland (Pituffik)

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Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 5:14 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Thule Air Base: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 3:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 5:14 PM

Ends: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 7:26 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 25 minutes


October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Thule Air Base

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Thule Air Base. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
4:35 PM Oct 285:14 PM Oct 285:52 PM Oct 28
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Local times for eclipse in Thule Air Base on Saturday, October 28, 2023

EventTime in Thule Air BaseDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 3:01:44 PM27°North-northeast0.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 4:35:18 PM48°Northeast4.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northeast.
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 5:14:00 PM57°East-northeast6.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 5:52:37 PM66°East-northeast8.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 7:26:19 PM88°East13.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Thule Air Base (ADT – Atlantic Daylight Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Thule Air Base

Eclipse Visibility from Thule Air BaseVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021Jun 10SolarAnnular
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
2023Oct 28LunarPartial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
2024Sep 17 / Sep 18LunarPartial
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Mar 29SolarPartial
2026Mar 3LunarTotal
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
2026Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Feb 20LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11 / Jan 12LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
2029Jun 12SolarPartial
2029Dec 20LunarTotal
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