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November 8, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

Nov 8, 2022 at 6:59 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Nanjing
Begins: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 5:02 pm
Maximum: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 6:59 pm 1.359 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 9:56 pm
Duration: 4 hours, 54 minutes
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November 8, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nanjing

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
4:02 pm Tue, Nov 8Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 62°
-12.2°
5:02 pm Tue, Nov 8RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East-northeast 70°
-0.2°
5:09 pm Tue, Nov 8
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction East-northeast 71°
0.9°
6:16 pm Tue, Nov 8
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East 79°
14.1°
6:59 pm Tue, Nov 8
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East 84°
22.8°
7:41 pm Tue, Nov 8
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 89°
31.6°
8:49 pm Tue, Nov 8
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 98°
45.7°
9:56 pm Tue, Nov 8
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East-southeast 111°
59.2°

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 Nanjing. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Nanjing

Eclipse Visibility From NanjingVisibility 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
May 5–6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 29, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 7–8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, West in North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 3, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse East in Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

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

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