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Eclipses in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Nov 8, 2022 at 8:59 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Port Moresby
Begins: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 6:00 pm
Maximum: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 8:59 pm 1.359 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 11:56 pm
Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes
Location

November 8, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Moresby

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
6:02 pm Tue, Nov 8
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
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-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction East-northeast 73°
0.1°
7:09 pm Tue, Nov 8
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East-northeast 69°
14.8°
8:16 pm Tue, Nov 8
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East-northeast 64°
29.6°
8:59 pm Tue, Nov 8
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East-northeast 58°
38.6°
9:41 pm Tue, Nov 8
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction Northeast 51°
46.9°
10:49 pm Tue, Nov 8
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction North-northeast 32°
57.9°
11:56 pm Tue, Nov 8
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction North
62.7°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Port Moresby

Eclipse Visibility From Port MoresbyVisibility 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
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
Oct 29, 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

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

All eclipses 1900-2199