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Twilight Complete Lunar Eclipse Tuesday, November 8, 2022


 

Night sky on Tuesday November 8 wanting north-east as seen from Sydney at 21:15
AEDST as totality of the
eclipse begins.  The inset reveals the telescopic/binocular
view right now with Uranus. Click on to embiggen
Night sky on Tuesday November 8 wanting north-east as seen from Adelaide at 20:45
ACDST as totality of the
eclipse begins.  The inset reveals the telescopic/binocular
view right now with Uranus.  Click on to
embiggen
Night sky on Tuesday November 8 wanting north-east as seen from Perth at 18:59
AWST at mid-totality.  The inset reveals the telescopic/binocular
view right now with Uranus.  Click on to embiggen

On the night of Tuesday, November 8, there will likely be a wonderful whole eclipse of the Moon at twilight, the final Complete Lunar in Australia till 2025. As a bonus, Uranus is seen 1 diploma south of the eclipsed Moon (see insets above).
Uranus is at opposition the subsequent day and is well seen in
binoculars.

 

It is also a great way to show the earth is spherical.

You will note some websites calling this a “blood Moon”, The Moon does
not flip the color of blood however will go a deep copper color because of the
refraction of purple gentle by way of our environment. This yr in Australia, because the eclipse is throughout twilight the colors of the moon will likely be considerably completely different early within the eclipse. In  the central states the moon will likely be yellowish the place not eclipsed and
ashen within the eclipsed part till the sky goes absolutely darkish. In Western Australia the color will possible be extra ashen for many of the eclipse.

Sadly, the Tuesday, November 8 eclipse happens the working week. Luckily, it happens
within the early night, so you do not have to remain up late and the youngsters
can watch. In fact, for many locations the eclipse is within the twilight, making for a singular expertise. The additional south you’re the extra twilight will happen throughout the eclipse.

 

The East coast could have the very best view with the umbral a part of the eclipse (when the Moon enters the deepest a part of Earth’s shadow) occurring after moon rise however nonetheless within the twilight. The darkening will nonetheless be readily seen, totality and eclipse finish happens when the sky is absolutely darkish. 

 

Within the central states, the moon rises after the eclipse has began, however the sight of the Moon rising with a chip out of it must be spectacular (if in case you have a low, unobstructed horizon in fact). Totality begins throughout late twilight however ends when the sky is absolutely darkish. The Pleiades and Hyades under the Moon must be properly seen. 

 

Western Australia sees the Moon rise eclipsed (the reddish/ashen  “ghost moon rising could also be fairly spectacular too) and the shadow slips off the Moon throughout twilight. 

A information I wrote for the October 2014 lunar eclipse to taking photographs of the eclipse is right here. And here’s a extra common (and newer) hyperlink to lunar pictures with cell phones and adapters that’s helpful for cell phone imaging of the eclipse.

 

The eclipse begins low within the sky on the east coast, begins earlier than Moon rise within the central states and the Moon rises eclipsed in WA. Regardless of it being low is is nice viewing from
nearly anyplace, city, suburban, or nation. You need not transfer
out of your yard until there’s a high-rise blocking your view to the
east. Even whether it is cloudy it’s nonetheless value awaiting
the altering gentle and the occasional glimpses of the darkening Moon.

Right here I’m calling “eclipse begin” as when the umbra, the darkest a part of the earth’s shadow touches the Moon. Technically the eclipse begins then the penumbra, the dimmer outer a part of earth’s shadow, touches the moon. However the penumbral a part of the eclipse will likely be nearly unattainable to see within the twilight.

New Zealand sees the entire of the eclipse,  beginning late night and ending on the morning on the ninth.

See right here for a map and speak to timings in Common Time for websites exterior Australia.

Metropolis Moon-rise Civil Twilight Nautical Twilight Astronomical twilight Eclipse Begin Totality Begin Most Eclipse Totality Finish Eclipse Finish
Adelaide
(ACDST)
19:44 20:19 20:52 21:27 19:38 20:45 21:29 22:11 23:19
Alice Springs (ACST) 18:45  19:16 19:45 20:14 18:38 19:45 20:29 21:11 22:19
Auckland (NZDST) 19:47 20:29 21:03 21:40 22:08 23:15 23:58 00:41 01:49
Brisbane (AEST) 18:01 18:36 19:06 19:37 19:08 20:15 20:58 21:41 22:49
Cairns (AEST) 18:15 18:47 19:14 19:41 19:08 20:15 20:58 21:41 22:49
Canberra (AEDST) 19:31 20:08 20:41 21:17 20:08 21:15 21:58 22:41 23:49
Christchurch (NZDST) 20:10 20:56 21:36 22:20 22:08 23:15 23:58  00:41 01:49
Darwin (ACST) 18:42 19:11 19:37 20:03 18:38 19:45 20:29 21:11 22:19
Hobart (AEDST) 19:55 21:15 21:36 21:58 20:08  21:15 21:58  22:41 23:49
Melbourne (AEDST) 19:52 20:30 21:04 21:42 20:08 21:15 21:58 22:41 23:49
Perth (AWST) 18:44 19:14 19:45 20:19 17:45 19:10 19:19 19:28 20:53
Rockhampton (AEST) 18:05 18:39 19:07 19:36 19:08 
 20:15  
20:58 
21:41    22:49
Sydney (AEDST) 19:19 19:56 20:28 21:02 20:08 21:15 21:58 22:41 23:49
Townsville (AEST) 18:14 18:47 19:14 19:42 19:08
20:15 20:58 21:41  
22:49

Climate:

Cloud cowl predictions may be discovered at SkippySky.

Right here is the near-real time satellite tv for pc view of the clouds (day and night time) http://satview.bom.gov.au/

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