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Eclipse visible in Chennai – November 8, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Chennai, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

More about the November 8, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Chennai on Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in ChennaiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 1:34 PM43°Northeast50.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 2:41 PM57°East-northeast38.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 3:48 PM65°East-northeast24.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseNov 8 at 4:30 PM68°East-northeast15.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsNov 8 at 5:11 PM71°East-northeast6.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseNov 8 at 5:38 PM73°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in ChennaiNov 8 at 5:40 PM73°East-northeast0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Chennai would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 8 at 6:18 PM74°East-northeast8.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 8 at 7:25 PM77°East-northeast24.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Chennai (IST - India Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Chennai

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in ChennaiLooks like in ChennaiPath of the eclipse
Feb 11, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7 / Aug 8, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27 / Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 26, 2019SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10 / Jan 11, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 5 / Jun 6, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 21, 2020SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2021LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 25, 2022SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2022LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 5 / May 6, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28 / Oct 29, 2023LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7 / Sep 8, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 2026LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 21, 2027LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 2, 2027SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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