October 2023 lunar eclipse

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A partial lunar eclipse will take place October 28, 2023.

Visibility[edit]

Lunar eclipse from moon-2023Oct28.png

Related eclipses[edit]

Lunar year series[edit]

Lunar eclipse series sets from 2020-2023
Descending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
111 2020 Jun 05
Lunar eclipse from moon-2020Jun05.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-2020Jun05.png
121 2021 May 26
Lunar eclipse from moon-2021May26.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2021May26.png
131 2022 May 16
Lunar eclipse from moon-2022May16.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2022may16.png
141 2023 May 05
Lunar eclipse from moon-2023May05.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-2023May05.png
Last set 2020 Jan 10
Next set 2024 Sep 18
Ascending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
116 2020 Nov 30
Lunar eclipse from moon-2020Nov30.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-2020Nov30.png
126 2021 Nov 19
Lunar eclipse from moon-2021Nov19.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-2021Nov19.png
136 2022 Nov 08
Lunar eclipse from moon-2022Nov08.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2022nov08.png
146 2023 Oct 28
Lunar eclipse from moon-2023Oct28.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-2023Oct28.png
Last set 2020 Jul 05
Next set 2024 Mar 25

Saros series[edit]

This eclipse is part of Saros cycle 146.

Metonic series[edit]

This eclipse is the last of four Metonic cycle lunar eclipses on the same date, October 28-29, each separated by 19 years:

The Metonic cycle repeats nearly exactly every 19 years and represents a Saros cycle plus one lunar year. Because it occurs on the same calendar date, the earth's shadow will in nearly the same location relative to the background stars.

Ascending node Descending node
  1. 1966 May 4 - Penumbral (111)
  2. 1985 May 4 - Total (121)
  3. 2004 May 4 - Total (131)
  4. 2023 May 5 - Penumbral (141)
  1. 1966 Oct 29 - Penumbral (116)
  2. 1985 Oct 28 - Total (126)
  3. 2004 Oct 28 - Total (136)
  4. 2023 Oct 28 - Partial (146)
  5. 2042 Oct 28 - Penumbral (156)
Metonic lunar eclipse 1966-2023D.png Metonic lunar eclipse 1966-2023A.png

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