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Eclipses in Wellington, New Zealand (Pōneke)

Nov 8, 2022 at 11:59 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Wellington
Begins: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 9:02 pm
Maximum: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 11:59 pm 1.359 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, Nov 9, 2022 at 2:56 am
Duration: 5 hours, 54 minutes
Location

November 8–9, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Wellington

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
9:02 pm Tue, Nov 8
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-northeast 56°
9.9°
10:09 pm Tue, Nov 8
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Northeast 43°
19.1°
11:16 pm Tue, Nov 8
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction North-northeast 28°
26.2°
11:59 pm Tue, Nov 8
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction North-northeast 18°
29.2°
12:41 am Wed, Nov 9
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction North
30.7°
1:49 am Wed, Nov 9
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction North-northwest 348°
29.9°
2:56 am Wed, Nov 9
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction North-northwest 331°
25.5°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Wellington

Eclipse Visibility From WellingtonVisibility Worldwide
Nov 8–9, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Apr 20, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, 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
Mar 14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica

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

All eclipses 1900-2199