October 2023 lunar eclipse

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October 2023 lunar eclipse
Partial eclipse
Date28 October 2023
Saros cycle146 (11 of 72)
Partiality77 minutes, 21 seconds
Penumbral264 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 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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