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October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil

Oct 28, 2023 at 5:24 pm
Max View in Fortaleza, Ceará
Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse in Fortaleza, Ceará
Began: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 5:20 pm
Maximum: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 5:24 pm 0.113 Magnitude
Ended: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 7:26 pm
Duration: 2 hours, 6 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Fortaleza

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looked like in Fortaleza. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times were local time (BRT) for Fortaleza.

3:01 pm Sat, Oct 28Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 76°
4:35 pm Sat, Oct 28Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 76°
5:14 pm Sat, Oct 28Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 75°
5:20 pm Sat, Oct 28RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East-northeast 75°
5:24 pm Sat, Oct 28
Maximum in Fortaleza This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Fortaleza. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Fortaleza 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-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction East-northeast 75°
5:52 pm Sat, Oct 28
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Map direction East-northeast 75°
7:26 pm Sat, Oct 28
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East-northeast 70°

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 partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Fortaleza. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Fortaleza

Eclipse Visibility From FortalezaVisibility Worldwide
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Sep 17–18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Sep 7, 2025 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 27–28, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse

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

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