October 2023 lunar eclipse

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Partial Lunar Eclipse
October 28, 2023
Lunar eclipse chart close-2023Oct28.png
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)
Duration (hr:mn:sc)
Partial
Penumbral
Contacts
P1 UTC
U1
Greatest
U4
P4

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]

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.

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