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October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Colombo, Sri Lanka

Oct 29, 2023 at 1:44 am
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Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Colombo
Begins: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 11:31 pm
Maximum: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 1:44 am 0.122 Magnitude
Ends: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 3:56 am
Duration: 4 hours, 25 minutes
Location

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

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
11:31 pm Sat, Oct 28
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction North-northeast 31°
82.1°
1:05 am Sun, Oct 29
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West-northwest 292°
70.2°
1:44 am Sun, Oct 29
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West-northwest 286°
61.3°
2:22 am Sun, Oct 29
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction West-northwest 284°
52.2°
3:56 am Sun, Oct 29
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West-northwest 282°
30.1°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Colombo

Eclipse Visibility From ColomboVisibility Worldwide
Oct 25, 2022 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, North/East Africa, Atlantic
Nov 8, 2022 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
May 5–6, 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 7–8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, West in North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

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

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