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Flag for Singapore May 5, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Singapore, Singapore

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Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 1:22 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Singapore: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 11:14 PM

Maximum: Sat, May 6, 2023 at 1:22 AM

Ends: Sat, May 6, 2023 at 3:31 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 18 minutes


May 5, 2023 – May 6, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Singapore

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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.

More about the May 5, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

11:14 PM May 51:22 AM May 63:31 AM May 6
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Local times for eclipse in Singapore on Saturday, May 6, 2023

EventTime in SingaporeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 5 at 11:14:08 PM127°Southeast58.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseMay 6 at 1:22:55 AM197°South-southwest70.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 6 at 3:31:40 AM241°West-southwest48.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Singapore (SGT – Singapore Time).

Eclipses visible in Singapore

Eclipse Visibility from SingaporeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
2021May 26LunarTotal
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 5 / May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPartial
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Mar 3LunarTotal
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2027Jul 18 / Jul 19LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
2028 / 2029Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Dec 21LunarTotal
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