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Eclipses in Bethel, AK, USA

Oct 28, 2023 at 10:03 am
Max View in Bethel
Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Bethel
Begins: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 10:01 am
Maximum: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 10:03 am -0.971 Magnitude
Ends: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 10:05 am
Duration: 4 minutes
Location

October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Bethel

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
10:01 am Sat, Oct 28
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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-northwest 297°
0.1°
10:03 am Sat, Oct 28
Maximum in Bethel This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Bethel. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Bethel because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-northwest 297°
-0.1°
10:05 am Sat, Oct 28SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-northwest 298°
-0.2°
11:35 am Sat, Oct 28Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction Northwest 317°
-8.8°
12:14 pm Sat, Oct 28Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction North-northwest 326°
-11.4°
12:52 pm Sat, Oct 28Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction North-northwest 335°
-13.4°
2:26 pm Sat, Oct 28Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction North 358°
-15.5°

The curvature of the shadow's path and the apparent rotation of the Moon's disk is due to the Earth's rotation.

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 Bethel

Eclipse Visibility From BethelVisibility Worldwide
Oct 28, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 24–25, 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
Mar 13–14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 7, 2025 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, West in North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 2–3, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse East in Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

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

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