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Flag for U.S.A. October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Nome, Alaska, U.S.A.

Max view in Nome
Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 10:30 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Nome: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 10:01 AM

Maximum: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 10:30 AM

Ends: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 2:26 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 25 minutes


October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Nome

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

10:01 AM Oct 2810:30 AM Oct 2810:38 AM Oct 28
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Local times for eclipse in Nome on Saturday, October 28, 2023

EventTime in NomeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 10:01:44 AM294°West-northwest2.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in NomeOct 28 at 10:30:27 AM301°West-northwest0.6°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Nome would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetOct 28 at 10:38:38 AM302°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 11:35:18 AM315°Northwest4.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 12:14:00 PM324°Northwest7.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 12:52:37 PM333°North-northwest9.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 2:26:19 PM355°North11.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Nome (AKDT – Alaska Daylight Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Nome.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Nome

Eclipse Visibility from NomeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
2023Oct 28LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 7LunarPenumbral
2026Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
2026Aug 27LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
2029Jun 11SolarPartial
2029Dec 20LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Nome, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100