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Eclipses in Vilnius, Lithuania

May 5, 2023 at 9:05 pm
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Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Vilnius
Begins: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 9:01 pm
Maximum: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 9:05 pm -0.174 Magnitude
Ends: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 10:31 pm
Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes
Location

May 5, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Vilnius

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
6:14 pm Fri, May 5Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 88°
-22.5°
8:22 pm Fri, May 5Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 113°
-5.4°
9:01 pm Fri, May 5RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East-southeast 121°
-0.2°
9:05 pm Fri, May 5
Maximum in Vilnius This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Vilnius. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Vilnius 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-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction East-southeast 122°
0.2°
10:31 pm Fri, May 5
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Map direction Southeast 140°
8.6°

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 does not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears 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 Vilnius

Eclipse Visibility From VilniusVisibility Worldwide
May 5, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 28–29, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 14, 2025 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 29, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse Much of Europe, North in Asia, North/West Africa, Much of North America, Atlantic, Arctic

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

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