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October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Sofia, Bulgaria

Oct 28, 2023 at 11:14 pm
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Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Sofia
Begins: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 9:01 pm
Maximum: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 11:14 pm 0.122 Magnitude
Ends: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 1:26 am
Duration: 4 hours, 25 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.

Location

October 28–29, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Sofia

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Sofia. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (EEST) for Sofia. This calculation uses a Delta T value of 69.2 seconds.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
9:01 pm Sat, Oct 28
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East 100°
29.8°
10:35 pm Sat, Oct 28
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East-southeast 119°
45.8°
11:14 pm Sat, Oct 28
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Southeast 130°
51.6°
11:52 pm Sat, Oct 28
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction Southeast 143°
56.5°
1:26 am Sun, Oct 29
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South 186°
61.3°

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 covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Sofia. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Sofia

Eclipse Visibility From SofiaVisibility Worldwide
Oct 28–29, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 12, 2026 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse

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