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Eclipses in Växjö, Sweden

May 5, 2023 at 9:06 pm
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Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Växjö
Begins: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 8:56 pm
Maximum: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 9:06 pm -0.708 Magnitude
Ends: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 9:31 pm
Duration: 35 minutes
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May 5, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Växjö

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
5:14 pm Fri, May 5Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 78°
-28.1°
7:22 pm Fri, May 5Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 105°
-11.7°
8:56 pm Fri, May 5RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction Southeast 123°
-0.2°
9:06 pm Fri, May 5
Maximum in Växjö This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Växjö. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Växjö because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction Southeast 125°
0.7°
9:31 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 131°
3.0°

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 Växjö

Eclipse Visibility From VäxjöVisibility Worldwide
May 5, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 28–29, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, North/East Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Much of Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 14, 2025 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse 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 Växjö, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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