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May 5, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — 61°30'00"N, 23°46'00"E

May 5, 2023 at 9:52 pm
Max View in 61°30'00"N, 23°46'00"E
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in 61°30'00"N, 23°46'00"E
Began: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 9:46 pm
Maximum: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 9:52 pm -0.560 Magnitude
Ended: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 10:31 pm
Duration: 45 minutes

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May 5, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — 61°30'00"N, 23°46'00"E

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6:14 pm Fri, May 5Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 84°
8:22 pm Fri, May 5Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 111°
9:46 pm Fri, May 5RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction Southeast 129°
9:52 pm Fri, May 5
Maximum in 61°30'00"N, 23°46'00"E This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in 61°30'00"N, 23°46'00"E. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in 61°30'00"N, 23°46'00"E 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 Southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction Southeast 130°
10:31 pm Fri, May 5
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Map direction Southeast 139°

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 61°30'00"N, 23°46'00"E

Eclipse Visibility From 61°30'00"N, 23°46'00"EVisibility Worldwide
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 29, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse
Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 12, 2026 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse

Note: Click on the date link for details in 61°30'00"N, 23°46'00"E, or the path map image for global details.

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