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Flag for Oman May 5, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Nizwa, Oman

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Friday, May 5, 2023 at 9:22 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Nizwa: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 7:14 PM

Maximum: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 9:22 PM

Ends: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 11:31 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 18 minutes


May 5, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Nizwa

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During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event. 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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

7:14 PM May 59:22 PM May 511:31 PM May 5
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Local times for eclipse in Nizwa on Friday, May 5, 2023

EventTime in NizwaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 5 at 7:14:08 PM113°East-southeast8.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Maximum EclipseMay 5 at 9:22:55 PM132°Southeast32.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 5 at 11:31:40 PM166°South-southeast47.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Nizwa (GST – Gulf Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Nizwa

Eclipse Visibility from NizwaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10 / Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 5 / Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
2022Oct 25SolarPartial
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
2024Sep 18LunarPenumbral
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Aug 28LunarPenumbral
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2027Jul 18LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
2028Jan 12LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
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