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Flag for Papua New Guinea October 29, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Max view in Port Moresby
Sunday, October 29, 2023 at 5:37 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Port Moresby: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 4:01 AM

Maximum: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 5:37 AM

Ends: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 8:26 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 25 minutes

Location

October 29, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port Moresby

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Port Moresby. 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 partialMaxMoonset
5:35 AM Oct 295:37 AM Oct 295:39 AM Oct 29
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Local times for eclipse in Port Moresby on Sunday, October 29, 2023

EventTime in Port MoresbyDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 29 at 4:01 AM289°West-northwest22.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 29 at 5:35 AM284°West-northwest0.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Port MoresbyOct 29 at 5:37 AM284°West-northwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Port Moresby 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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetOct 29 at 5:39 AM284°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 29 at 6:14 AM283°West-northwest8.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 29 at 6:52 AM282°West-northwest17.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 29 at 8:26 AM281°West39.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Port Moresby (PGT – Papua New Guinea Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Port Moresby

Eclipse Visibility from Port MoresbyVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
Annular
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
Total
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
Partial
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
Total
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPartial
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
Note: Click on the date link for details in Port Moresby, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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