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Eclipses in Belgrano II Base, Antarctica

May 5, 2023 at 2:22 pm
Max View in Belgrano II Base
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Belgrano II Base
Begins: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 12:14 pm
Maximum: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 2:22 pm -0.046 Magnitude
Ends: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 4:31 pm
Duration: 4 hours, 18 minutes
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May 5, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Belgrano II Base

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Belgrano II Base. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (ART) for Belgrano II Base.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
12:14 pm 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 South-southeast.
Map direction South-southeast 164°
4.3°
2:22 pm Fri, May 5
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Map direction Southeast 134°
8.0°
4:31 pm Fri, May 5
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East-southeast 105°
14.0°

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

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Belgrano II Base

Eclipse Visibility From Belgrano II BaseVisibility Worldwide
May 5, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, East in Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 17–18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Oct 2, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica
Mar 14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica

Note: Click on the date link for details in Belgrano II Base, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses 1900-2199