Vikash Sharma

After the annular solar eclipse, the skygazers are all set to witness a partial lunar eclipse which will occur on October 28-29, 2023 (6-7 Kartika, 1945 Saka Era).

The lunar eclipse will be visible from all places of India around midnight. As per experts, though the Moon will enter penumbra at midnight of October 28, the umbral phase will start in the early hour of October 29.

As per a PIB report, the lunar eclipse will be visible in the region covering the Western Pacific Ocean, Australia, Asia, Europe, Africa, eastern South America, northeastern North America, the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the South Pacific Ocean.

Other Details

The umbral phase of this eclipse will begin at 01 hr. 05 min IST on 29th October and will end at 02h 24m IST.

The duration of the Eclipse will be 1 hour 19 minutes with a very small magnitude of 0.126.

Next Eclipse

The next lunar eclipse will be visible from India on 7 September 2025 and the same will be a total lunar eclipse. The last lunar eclipse which was visible from India was on 8 November, 2022 and it was a total eclipse.