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Flag for Sri Lanka October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Sunday, October 29, 2023 at 1:44 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Colombo: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 11:31 PM

Maximum: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 1:44 AM

Ends: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 3:56 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 25 minutes

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

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Colombo. 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
1:05 AM Oct 291:44 AM Oct 292:22 AM Oct 29
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Local times for eclipse in Colombo on Sunday, October 29, 2023

EventTime in ColomboDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 11:31 PM31°North-northeast82.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 29 at 1:05 AM293°West-northwest70.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseOct 29 at 1:44 AM287°West-northwest61.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 29 at 2:22 AM284°West-northwest52.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 29 at 3:56 AM283°West-northwest30.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Colombo (IST – India Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Colombo

Eclipse Visibility from ColomboVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10 / Jan 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 5 / Jun 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
Annular
2022Oct 25SolarPartial
Partial
2022Nov 8LunarPartial
Total
2023May 5 / May 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
Partial
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
Total
2026Mar 3LunarPartial
Total
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
Total
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
Total
2028 / 2029Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
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