Lunar eclipse on May 5...and the areas that will witness the event

2023-04-27 2023-04-27T10:40:53Z
رنا السيلاوي
رنا السيلاوي
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Weather of Arabia - On May 5, 2023, the globe will witness a lunar eclipse of the semi-shadow type, and the eclipse comes two weeks after the hybrid eclipse of the sun occurred on April 20, and the moon appears during the semi-shadow eclipse with a dim light, and it is not a real, complete eclipse like other types of eclipses The moon, and we will explain below the time of the eclipse and the areas from which it will be visible.

 

During this semi-shadow eclipse, the moon passes in the outer part of the earth's shadow, known as the penumbral region, so the earth does not completely block the moon's light, but only dims the light, and the shadow magnitude of this eclipse will be -0.046, meaning that 96% of the diameter The moon will be covered by the semi-shadow of the Earth, and this is the darkest penumbral eclipse until September 2024, according to the " Time and Date " website.

 

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The time and regions of the lunar eclipse on May 5

The eclipse begins at 3:11 pm on Friday and continues until 07:35 pm (universal time), meaning that it lasts about 4 hours, but it may not be seen in some countries since its inception because the moon is below the horizon, and most people may not notice it, although The coincidence of the eclipse of the moon, which is almost full, which will increase the beauty of the phenomenon.

 

Residents of Russia and Antarctica, most of Asia and southeastern Europe, Australia and Africa, including the Arab world, and regions of the Atlantic and Indian oceans will be able to witness the phenomenon of the lunar eclipse on May 5th.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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