In an exciting celestial event, the last lunar eclipse of 2023 is just around the corner! The Pakistan Meteorological Department has shared some vital information about this astronomical wonder, so let’s dive in and explore when and where you can witness it.
When is the Lunar Eclipse Happening?
Mark your calendars for October 28th and 29th, 2023. These are the dates when the lunar eclipse will grace the night sky. It’s an event you won’t want to miss, and here’s why!
Where Can You See It?
The news is that this lunar eclipse is going to be visible from many parts of the world. If you’re in Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, or even Antarctica. The moon’s stunning transformation will be visible to you.
The lunar eclipse will unfold in stages, each with its unique charm. Here’s a breakdown of the crucial times:
- Penumbral Eclipse Begins:
- Starting at 23:02 PST on October 28th.
- Partial Eclipse Begins:
- Commencing at 00:35 PST on October 29th.
- The Greatest Eclipse:
- The peak of this magical event will occur at 01:14 PST on October 29th.
- Partial Eclipse Ends:
- Concluding at 01:53 PST on October 29th.
- Penumbral Eclipse Wraps Up:
- The lunar eclipse will gracefully end at 03:26 PST on October 29th.
As the moon takes on different shades and transforms during these stages, you’ll be able to witness a breathtaking natural spectacle that has captured the imagination of people for centuries.