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Eclipse visible in Durban – May 5, 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.
Local times for eclipse in Durban on Friday, May 5, 2023
Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.
Other eclipses visible in Durban
|Dates (Click link for path info)||Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in Durban||Looks like in Durban||Path of the eclipse|
|Jul 27 / Jul 28, 2018||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jan 21, 2019||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2019||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jan 10, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 5, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 5, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 16, 2022||Lunar||Total||Total|
|May 5, 2023||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 28 / Oct 29, 2023||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 18, 2024||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 7, 2025||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 17, 2026||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Aug 28, 2026||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Feb 6, 2027||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Feb 20 / Feb 21, 2027||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jan 12, 2028||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Jul 6, 2028||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 31, 2028||Lunar||Total||Total|
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