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Lunar eclipse Saturday 28 October, what time and where to see it in Italy

The next astronomical event worth rolling your eyes at is the partial lunar eclipse.
This event will take place on October 28, 2023 and will also be clearly visible in Italy.
In fact, the Moon will be low and full.
But when and how to see it? The date to mark on the calendar is October 28, 2023.
In Italy it will be possible to observe the phenomenon at its maximum around 10.14pm.
Here's how to observe the sky.
read also Solar eclipse in Italy, when is the next one? What is a partial lunar eclipse and how to see it? To understand what a partial lunar eclipse is, we need to consider our solar system and the relationship between the Earth, the Moon, and the Sun.
During a lunar eclipse, the Earth is between the Sun and the Moon, casting a shadow on the Moon itself.
During a total lunar eclipse, the Moon passes completely through this shadow.
However, in the partial lunar eclipse, only part of the Moon enters the Earth's shadow.
The partial lunar eclipse can be observed from a wide range of locations around the world, provided the Moon is above the horizon during the event.
Unlike solar eclipses, lunar eclipses are safe to observe without special protection, as the light reflected from the Moon is not harmful to the eyes.
Weather permitting, the eclipse will be perfectly visible from Italy.
Furthermore, it will be possible to see the typical reddish color on the Moon, which gives it the name "Blood Moon".
Gianluca Masi, astrophysicist and scientific director of the Virtual Telescope Project, also announced that, in case of adverse weather, it will be possible to follow the astronomical event via the Virtual Telescope Project website.
This will also allow you to have a privileged look at the Moon.
Lunar eclipse on October 28: what time and where to see it The partial lunar eclipse on Saturday October 28 will begin around 8:00 pm.
This will be the moment in which the Moon will be covered by the Earth's penumbra.
At around 9.30pm the real partial eclipse will begin.
This will culminate around 10.14pm, with the Moon outside the cone of shadow and entering the so-called "twilight phase".
The conclusion of the phenomenon is expected around 00:30, when the reddish color will once again give way to the traditional milky luminescence.
Jupiter visible: here's how to spot it On the same evening as the partial lunar eclipse, it will also be possible to observe Jupiter.
This will be visible to the naked eye, although to best admire the planet it is preferable to use a telescope or even just binoculars.
The fascinating scene sees a red Moon, partially shaded, illuminating the planet.
As Masi also reminds us, "the scene of the event will be precious, because in the same area of the sky there will be Jupiter, bright, about six degrees from the Moon".
read also How to photograph the eclipse with your phone Astronomical events calendar: what happens in November and December Space enthusiasts already know it, but there isn't much time left to observe the events of 2023.
The last meeting is on Saturday 28 October 2023.
In the near future, between November and December, no events are planned.
Starting from 2024 instead: Solar eclipses 8 April 2024 – total – North America 2 October 2024 – annular – South America Lunar eclipses 25 March 2024, partial penumbra, visible from Italy 18 September 2024, partial, visible from Italy

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