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May 5, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — 9°21'26.4"S, 140°02'50.1"W

May 5, 2023 at 5:49 am
Max View in 9°21'26.4"S, 140°02'50.1"W
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in 9°21'26.4"S, 140°02'50.1"W
Began: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 5:44 am
Maximum: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 5:49 am -0.940 Magnitude
Ended: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 5:52 am
Duration: 8 minutes

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May 5, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — 9°21'26.4"S, 140°02'50.1"W

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5:44 am Fri, May 5
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction West-southwest 253°
5:49 am Fri, May 5
Maximum in 9°21'26.4"S, 140°02'50.1"W This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in 9°21'26.4"S, 140°02'50.1"W. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in 9°21'26.4"S, 140°02'50.1"W because the Moon is below the horizon at that 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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-southwest 253°
5:52 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°
7:52 am Fri, May 5Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 245°
10:01 am Fri, May 5Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 224°

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 9°21'26.4"S, 140°02'50.1"W

Eclipse Visibility From 9°21'26.4"S, 140°02'50.1"WVisibility Worldwide
Mar 24–25, 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 9°21'26.4"S, 140°02'50.1"W, or the path map image for global details.

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