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May 5, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

May 5, 2023 at 8:53 pm
Near max in Lausanne
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse in Lausanne, Vaud
Began: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 8:50 pm
Maximum: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 8:53 pm -0.572 Magnitude
Ended: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 9:31 pm
Duration: 41 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


May 5, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Lausanne

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5:14 pm Fri, May 5Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 77°
7:22 pm Fri, May 5Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction East 101°
8:50 pm Fri, May 5RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East-southeast 116°
8:53 pm Fri, May 5
Maximum in Lausanne This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Lausanne. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Lausanne 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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction East-southeast 116°
9:31 pm Fri, May 5
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 123°

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 Lausanne

Eclipse Visibility From LausanneVisibility Worldwide
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 29, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse
Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse

Note: Click on the date link for details in Lausanne, or the path map image for global details.

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