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October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Makkah, Saudi Arabia (Mecca)

Oct 28, 2023 at 11:14 pm
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Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Makkah
Began: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 9:01 pm
Maximum: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 11:14 pm 0.122 Magnitude
Ended: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 1:26 am
Duration: 4 hours, 25 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.

Location

October 28–29, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Makkah

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
9:01 pm Sat, Oct 28
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East 93°
46.6°
10:35 pm Sat, Oct 28
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East-southeast 106°
67.8°
11:14 pm Sat, Oct 28
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East-southeast 120°
76.0°
11:52 pm Sat, Oct 28
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southeast 158°
82.2°
1:26 am Sun, Oct 29
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West-southwest 253°
69.8°

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 partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Makkah. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Makkah

Eclipse Visibility From MakkahVisibility Worldwide
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 28, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Feb 21, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Aug 2, 2027 Total Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse

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

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