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Eclipse visible in Philadelphia – October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

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.

More about the October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Philadelphia on Saturday, October 28, 2023

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in PhiladelphiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 2:04 PM25°North-northeast33.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 3:40 PM48°Northeast22.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 4:14 PM54°Northeast17.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 4:49 PM60°East-northeast12.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 28 at 5:57 PM71°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in PhiladelphiaOct 28 at 6:00 PM72°East-northeast0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Philadelphia 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 East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 6:25 PM75°East-northeast4.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.

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

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

Times are local for Philadelphia (EDT - Eastern Daylight Time).

Other eclipses visible in Philadelphia

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in PhiladelphiaLooks like in PhiladelphiaPath of the eclipse
Jan 31, 2018LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 20 / Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4 / Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 30, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2021LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 10, 2021SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 15 / May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 14, 2023SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2023LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 8, 2024SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17 / Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13 / Mar 14, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 2026LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 12, 2026SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 27 / Aug 28, 2026LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 2027LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2027LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 11 / Jan 12, 2028LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 26, 2028SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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