October 2023 lunar eclipse

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October 2023 lunar eclipse
Partial eclipse
Date28 October 2023
Gamma0.9471
Magnitude0.1220
Saros cycle146 (11 of 72)
Partiality77 minutes, 21 seconds
Penumbral264 minutes, 34 seconds

A partial lunar eclipse will take place 28 October 2023.

Visibility[edit]

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 eclipse from moon-2023Oct28.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2023Oct28.png

Related eclipses[edit]

Lunar year series[edit]

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, 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.

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