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Flag for South Korea May 6, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Seoul, South Korea

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Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 2:22 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Seoul: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, May 6, 2023 at 12:14 AM

Maximum: Sat, May 6, 2023 at 2:22 AM

Ends: Sat, May 6, 2023 at 4:31 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 18 minutes


May 6, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Seoul

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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.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

12:14 AM May 62:22 AM May 64:31 AM May 6
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Local times for eclipse in Seoul on Saturday, May 6, 2023

EventTime in SeoulDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 6 at 12:14:08 AM177°South34.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseMay 6 at 2:22:55 AM212°South-southwest28.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 6 at 4:31:40 AM237°West-southwest10.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Seoul (KST – Korea Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Seoul

Eclipse Visibility From SeoulVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPartial
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Mar 3LunarTotal
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2028 / 2029Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Dec 21LunarTotal
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