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Flag for US Minor Outlying Islands October 29, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Wake Island, US Minor Outlying Islands

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Sunday, October 29, 2023 at 6:47 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 6:47 AM

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

Duration: 4 hours, 25 minutes


October 29, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Wake Island

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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

6:01 AM Oct 296:47 AM Oct 296:50 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 6:01:44 AM281°West10.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Wake IslandOct 29 at 6:47:59 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 6:50:28 AM284°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 29 at 7:35:18 AM288°West-northwest10.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 29 at 8:14:00 AM292°West-northwest18.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 29 at 8:52:37 AM297°West-northwest26.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 29 at 10:26:19 AM313°Northwest43.5° 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 and Transits Visible in Wake Island

Eclipse Visibility From Wake IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
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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