2022/11/09 06:37 Weather News
The next total lunar eclipse will be visible in Japan on September 8, 2025, about three years later.
A total eclipse lasts about 86 minutes
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This time, the Moon passed near the center of the Earth’s shadow, so the total eclipse lasted about 86 minutes.
▼ Lunar eclipse time (common throughout the country)
The start of a partial eclipse around 18:09
Total eclipse starts around 19:16
Maximum total eclipse around 19:59
The total eclipse ends around 20:42
End of partial eclipse around 21:49
A total lunar eclipse was seen almost all over the country
When we conducted a questionnaire survey to see if users of the “Weather News” app could see the moon, they said that they could not see the moon in some areas such as northern Japan, Hokuriku, and Okinawa where the clouds spread a little. , but other large areas Many answered that they could see it, and they were able to see the lunar eclipse in many places.
Total lunar + planetary eclipse for the first time in 442 years
This time, we were able to see them in many areas in Japan, except for the Ogasawara Islands.
Planetary eclipses are not uncommon, but they rarely occur during a lunar eclipse. The next total lunar eclipse and a planetary eclipse will occur simultaneously in Japan in 2344. For the entire planet, the next partial lunar eclipse will be in 2106, and the total lunar eclipse will not occur until 2235 (each eclipse covered planetary).
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Reference materials, etc.
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan https://www.nao.ac.jp/astro/sky/2022/11-topics02.html