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May 5, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — 22°16'57.7"N, 114°09'29.7"E

May 6, 2023 at 1:22 am
Max View in 22°16'57.7"N, 114°09'29.7"E
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in 22°16'57.7"N, 114°09'29.7"E
Began: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 11:14 pm
Maximum: Sat, May 6, 2023 at 1:22 am -0.046 Magnitude
Ended: Sat, May 6, 2023 at 3:31 am
Duration: 4 hours, 18 minutes

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May 5–6, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — 22°16'57.7"N, 114°09'29.7"E

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
11:14 pm Fri, May 5
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction South-southeast 158°
47.6°
1:22 am Sat, May 6
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South-southwest 203°
46.8°
3:31 am Sat, May 6
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Southwest 233°
28.1°

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 22°16'57.7"N, 114°09'29.7"E

Eclipse Visibility From 22°16'57.7"N, 114°09'29.7"EVisibility Worldwide
Sep 7–8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Feb 21, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Jul 6–7, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Jul 22, 2028 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse

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