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Flag for Sierra Leone October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Freetown, Sierra Leone

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Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 8:14 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Freetown: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 6:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 8:14 PM

Ends: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 10:26 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 25 minutes

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October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Freetown

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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 Freetown. 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
7:35 PM Oct 288:14 PM Oct 288:52 PM Oct 28
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Local times for eclipse in Freetown on Saturday, October 28, 2023

EventTime in FreetownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 6:01 PM76°East-northeast5.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 28 at 6:24 PM76°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 7:35 PM78°East-northeast16.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 8:14 PM78°East-northeast25.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 8:52 PM79°East-northeast34.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 10:26 PM76°East-northeast56.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Freetown (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Freetown

Eclipse Visibility from FreetownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2022May 16LunarTotal
Total
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
Annular
2023Oct 28LunarPartial
Partial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
Partial
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
Total
2025Sep 7LunarPartial
Total
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
Total
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 6SolarPartial
Annular
2027Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
Total
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2028Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
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