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Eclipses in Townsville, Qld, Australia

Nov 8, 2022 at 8:59 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Townsville
Begins: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 6:14 pm
Maximum: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 8:59 pm 1.359 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 11:56 pm
Duration: 5 hours, 41 minutes
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November 8, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Townsville

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
6:02 pm Tue, Nov 8Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 73°
-3.2°
6:14 pm Tue, Nov 8RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East-northeast 72°
-0.2°
7:09 pm Tue, Nov 8
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East-northeast 67°
10.9°
8:16 pm Tue, Nov 8
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East-northeast 59°
24.7°
8:59 pm Tue, Nov 8
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Northeast 53°
32.7°
9:41 pm Tue, Nov 8
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction Northeast 44°
40.0°
10:49 pm Tue, Nov 8
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction North-northeast 26°
49.0°
11:56 pm Tue, Nov 8
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction North
52.7°

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

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Townsville. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Townsville

Eclipse Visibility From TownsvilleVisibility Worldwide
Nov 8, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Apr 20, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 29, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, 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

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