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Eclipse visible in Tiksi – May 6, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do 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.

More about the May 5, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Tiksi on Saturday, May 6, 2023

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 TiksiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 6 at 12:16 AM181°South1.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in TiksiMay 6 at 1:10 AM193°South-southwest0.4° 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 Tiksi 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 South-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMay 6 at 1:31 AM198°South-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 6 at 2:23 AM210°South-southwest1.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 6 at 4:30 AM238°West-southwest9.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Tiksi (YAKT - Yakutsk Time).

Other eclipses visible in Tiksi

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in TiksiLooks like in TiksiPath of the eclipse
Jan 31 / Feb 1, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 11, 2018SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 11, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 30, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 10, 2021SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 6, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 29, 2023LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2025LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 2026LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 21, 2027LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 12, 2028LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31 / Jan 1, 2029LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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