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Eclipses in Nuuk, Greenland (Godthåb)

Nov 8, 2022 at 7:59 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Nuuk
Begins: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 5:02 am
Maximum: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 7:59 am 1.359 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 8:47 am
Duration: 3 hours, 45 minutes
Location

November 8, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nuuk

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
5:02 am Tue, Nov 8
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West 263°
20.5°
6:09 am Tue, Nov 8
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West 277°
13.7°
7:16 am Tue, Nov 8
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Map direction West-northwest 292°
7.1°
7:59 am Tue, Nov 8
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Map direction West-northwest 301°
3.3°
8:41 am Tue, Nov 8
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.
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 Northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction Northwest 310°
0.1°
8:47 am Tue, Nov 8SettingMoonset SettingMap direction Northwest 311°
-0.2°
9:49 am Tue, Nov 8Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 325°
-4.9°
10:56 am Tue, Nov 8Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction North-northwest 340°
-7.9°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Nuuk

Eclipse Visibility From NuukVisibility 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
Oct 28, 2023 Partial 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
Apr 8, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse West in Europe, North America, North in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Sep 17–18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

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

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