Oct 28, 2023 Partial Lunar Eclipse
What this lunar eclipse looks like
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
BETA: This is a temporary animation, it would look different in real life. We hope to fix that issue soon.
Stages in eclipse
- Penumbral Eclipse just started
- Penumbral Eclipse in good progress
- Partial Eclipse starts
- Maximum Eclipse
- Full Eclipse ends
- Penumbral Eclipse continues
- Penumbral Eclipse about to end
Click the 'play' button to view the animation. The pause button can also be used to temporarily suspend the animation.
Where to see the eclipse
Continents seeing at least some parts of the eclipse:
- Parts of Asia
- Much of Africa
- East in North America
- East in South America
Partial eclipse visible in...
- Campina Grande, Paraíba, Brazil
- Caruaru, Pernambuco, Brazil
- St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
- João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil
- Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
- Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
- Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
- Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
- Paradise, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
- Pangnirtung, Nunavut Territory, Canada
- Fernando de Noronha, Pernambuco, Brazil
- Resolute, Nunavut Territory, Canada
- Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
- Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
- Iqaluit, Nunavut Territory, Canada
- Blanc-Sablon, Quebec, Canada
- Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil
- Saint-Pierre, Saint Pierre and Miquelon
- Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
- Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
When the eclipse happens worldwideLunar eclipses look approximately the same all over the world and happen at the same time.
The times displayed might be a minute or two off actual times.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Washington DC*||Visible in Washington DC|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Oct 28 at 6:04 PM||Oct 28 at 2:04 PM||No, under horizon|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Oct 28 at 7:40 PM||Oct 28 at 3:40 PM||No, under horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||Oct 28 at 8:14 PM||Oct 28 at 4:14 PM||No, under horizon|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Oct 28 at 8:49 PM||Oct 28 at 4:49 PM||No, under horizon|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Oct 28 at 10:25 PM||Oct 28 at 6:25 PM||Yes|
* The Moon is under the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.