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Flag for South Africa October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Durban, South Africa

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Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 10:14 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Durban: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 8:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 10:14 PM

Ends: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 12:26 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 25 minutes


October 28, 2023 – October 29, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Durban

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Durban. 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
9:35 PM Oct 2810:14 PM Oct 2810:52 PM Oct 28
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Local times for eclipse in Durban on Saturday, October 28, 2023

EventTime in DurbanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 8:01:44 PM57°East-northeast22.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 9:35:18 PM38°Northeast36.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 10:14:00 PM28°North-northeast40.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 10:52:37 PM16°North-northeast43.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 29 at 12:26:19 AM345°North-northwest43.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Durban (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Durban

Eclipse Visibility From DurbanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 5LunarPenumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2022May 16LunarTotal
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
2025Sep 7LunarTotal
2026Feb 17SolarPartial
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Feb 6SolarPartial
2027Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 6LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
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