October 2023 lunar eclipse
|Date||28 October 2023|
|Saros cycle||146 (11 of 72)|
|Partiality||77 minutes, 21 seconds|
|Penumbral||264 minutes, 34 seconds|
A partial lunar eclipse will take place 28 October 2023.
It will be completely visible over Europe and most of Asia and Africa, will be seen rising over the extreme eastern Americas, and setting over Australia.
Lunar year series
|Lunar eclipse series sets from 2020–2023|
|Descending node||Ascending node|
|111||2020 Jun 05
||116||2020 Nov 30
|121||2021 May 26
||126||2021 Nov 19
|131||2022 May 16
||136||2022 Nov 08
|141||2023 May 05
||146||2023 Oct 28
|Last set||2020 Jan 30||Last set||2020 Jul 05|
|Next set||2024 Sep 18||Next set||2024 Mar 25|
This eclipse is part of Saros cycle 146.
This eclipse is the last of four Metonic cycle lunar eclipses on the same date, 28–29 October, 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.
|Metonic events: May 4 and October 28|
|Ascending node||Descending node|
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