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May 5, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — 16°35'27.5"S, 143°39'23.7"W

May 5, 2023 at 5:39 am
Max View in 16°35'27.5"S, 143°39'23.7"W
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in 16°35'27.5"S, 143°39'23.7"W
Began: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 5:14 am
Maximum: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 5:39 am -0.709 Magnitude
Ended: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 5:46 am
Duration: 33 minutes

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May 5, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — 16°35'27.5"S, 143°39'23.7"W

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below.

5:14 am Fri, May 5
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 254°
5:39 am Fri, May 5
Maximum in 16°35'27.5"S, 143°39'23.7"W This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in 16°35'27.5"S, 143°39'23.7"W. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in 16°35'27.5"S, 143°39'23.7"W because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction West-southwest 252°
5:46 am Fri, May 5SettingMoonset Setting, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase makes the Moon so dim before it sets, that it might disappear from view some time before it sets.Map direction West-southwest 252°
7:22 am Fri, May 5Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 243°
9:31 am Fri, May 5Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 222°

The curvature of the shadow's path and the apparent rotation of the Moon's disk is due to the Earth's rotation.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in 16°35'27.5"S, 143°39'23.7"W

Eclipse Visibility From 16°35'27.5"S, 143°39'23.7"WVisibility Worldwide
Mar 24, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Apr 8, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse
Sep 17, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Oct 2, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse
Mar 13–14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse

Note: Click on the date link for details in 16°35'27.5"S, 143°39'23.7"W, or the path map image for global details.

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