The Pakistan Meteorological Department has announced that the last lunar eclipse of 2023 will occur on October 28 and 29.
This celestial event will be visible from various parts of the world including Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, and Antarctica. Notably, this partial lunar eclipse will also be observable in Pakistan.
Lunar Eclipse October 2023
The Met Office has provided a detailed timeline for the event. The Penumbral Eclipse is the first phase where the Earth’s outer shadow (penumbra) starts to obscure the moon and will begin at 23:02 PST on October 28.
This will be followed by the partial eclipse, where the Earth’s inner shadow (umbra) starts to cover part of the moon, commencing at 00:35 PST on October 29. The peak of the eclipse, known as the greatest eclipse, will take place at 01:14 PST on the same day. The partial eclipse will conclude at 01:53 PST, with the Penumbral Eclipse ending at 03:26 PST on October 29.
This information serves as a guide for those interested in observing this natural phenomenon, allowing them to plan accordingly to witness this spectacular event.