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October 2023 lunar eclipse

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October 2023 lunar eclipse

A partial lunar eclipse will take place October 28, 2023.

Contents

  • Visibility 1
  • Related eclipses 2
    • Lunar year series 2.1
    • Saros series 2.2
    • Metonic series 2.3
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

Visibility

Related eclipses

Lunar year series

Lunar eclipse series sets from 2020-2023
Descending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
111 2020 Jun 05
Penumbral
121 2021 May 26
Total
131 2022 May 16
Total
141 2023 May 05
Penumbral
Last set 2020 Jan 10
Next set 2024 Sep 18
Ascending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
116 2020 Nov 30
Penumbral
126 2021 Nov 19
Partial
136 2022 Nov 08
Total
146 2023 Oct 28
Partial
Last set 2020 Jul 05
Next set 2024 Mar 25

Saros series

This eclipse is part of Saros cycle 146.

Metonic series

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.

Ascending node Descending node
  1. 1966 May 4 - Penumbral (111)
  2. 1985 May 4 - Total (121)
  3. 2004 May 4 - Total (131)
  4. 2023 May 5 - Penumbral (141)
  1. 1966 Oct 29 - Penumbral (116)
  2. 1985 Oct 28 - Total (126)
  3. 2004 Oct 28 - Total (136)
  4. 2023 Oct 28 - Partial (146)
  5. 2042 Oct 28 - Penumbral (156)

See also

External links

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