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Flag for U.S.A. October 29, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Wake Island, Wake Island, U.S.A.

Max view in Wake Island
Sunday, October 29, 2023 at 6:46 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Wake Island: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 6:01 AM

Maximum: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 6:46 AM

Ends: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 10:26 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 25 minutes

Location

October 29, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Wake Island

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.

More about the October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
6:01 AM Oct 296:46 AM Oct 296:49 AM Oct 29
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Local times for eclipse in Wake Island on Sunday, October 29, 2023

EventTime in Wake IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 29 at 6:01 AM281°West10.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Wake IslandOct 29 at 6:46 AM284°West-northwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Wake Island 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 29 at 6:49 AM284°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 29 at 7:35 AM289°West-northwest10.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 29 at 8:14 AM293°West-northwest18.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 29 at 8:52 AM297°West-northwest26.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 29 at 10:26 AM314°Northwest43.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Wake Island (WAKT – Wake Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Wake Island

Eclipse Visibility from Wake IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
Annular
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
Total
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
Partial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
Total
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPenumbral
Partial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
Total
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
Total
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
Partial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Wake Island, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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