Home   Sun & Moon   Eclipses   India   Tamil Nadu   Mayiladuthurai   May 5, 2023
Flag for India

May 5, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu, India

May 5, 2023 at 10:52 pm
Max View in Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse in Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu
Began: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 8:44 pm
Maximum: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 10:52 pm -0.046 Magnitude
Ended: Sat, May 6, 2023 at 1:01 am
Duration: 4 hours, 18 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.

Location

May 5–6, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Mayiladuthurai

Live Eclipse Animation will start at:
Live Eclipse Animation has ended.
You are using an outdated browser, to view the animation please update or switch to a modern browser. Alternatively you can view the old animation by clicking here.

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
8:44 pm Fri, May 5
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-southeast 118°
32.9°
10:52 pm Fri, May 5
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South-southeast 147°
55.8°
1:01 am Sat, May 6
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South-southwest 203°
58.1°

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 penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Mayiladuthurai

Eclipse Visibility From MayiladuthuraiVisibility Worldwide
Sep 7–8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Feb 21, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Aug 2, 2027 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse
Jul 6–7, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse

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

Next total solar eclipse visible in Mayiladuthurai

Other eclipses visible in Mayiladuthurai

Other eclipses worldwide