October 2023 lunar eclipse
|Partial Lunar Eclipse
October 28, 2023
This chart shows the right-to-left hourly motion of the moon through the earth's shadow.
The moon inside the umbral shadow will be a subtle red, but hard to see in contrast to the much brighter moon remaining in the outer penumbral shadow.
|Series (and member)|
A partial lunar eclipse will take place October 28, 2023.
Lunar year series
|Lunar eclipse series sets from 2020-2023|
This eclipse is part of Saros cycle 146.
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.
|Metonic events: May 4 and October 28|
|Ascending node||Descending node|
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