Hunter’s Moon Lunar Eclipse:
Hunter’s Moon Lunar Eclipse is predicted to be seen on October 28th,2023.
- The “Hunter’s Moon” will officially be 100% illuminated at 3:35 p.m. EST on Saturday, October 28, 2023.
- The Hunter’s Moon is one of the many names given to the full moons throughout the year.
- The Hunter’s Moon can sometimes appear red or orange in color, due to the way that sunlight is scattered by the Earth’s atmosphere.
- This is especially common when the moon is low in the sky, such as during sunrise and sunset.
- This year’s Hunter’s Moon” will look both more colorful and larger than it will at any other time of night.
- It will only for about 15 minutes.
- It will also be more impactful because it’s being viewed in twilight, not darkness.
- Europe and Africa will be the best placed to see watch the entire event, but it’s a very slight partial lunar eclipse.
- At the peak of the event about 6% of the full moon will be inside Earth’s dark central shadow .
- It may look like a small bite has been taken from it.
- However, as it drifts through Earth’s lighter, outer penumbral shadow it will mostly just seem less bright than usual.