Penumbral Lunar Eclipse 5-6 May 2023 will occur with Moon conjunct Ketu in between Swati-Visakha nakshatras (Libra) according to Vedic Astrology.
This penumbral lunar eclipse 5-6 May 2023 will be visible in entire New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Africa, Antarctica and Europe (except Norway, west of Sweden, Portugal and UK).
Lunar eclipse can be seen from all countries which fall under the dark colored zone in above picture. As this is not a total or partial lunar eclipse, everyone with clear sky in their region, can only see penumbral eclipse.
As the eclipse begins, Earth shadow first darkens the Moon slightly. Then, the shadow begins to “cover” part of the Moon.
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse will begin at 20:44:11 IST on 5 May with maximum eclipse at 22:52:59 IST and ends at 01:01:45 IST on 6 May 2023.
In Europe, Africa and Middle-East, entire eclipse can be seen on night of 5th May.
Total duration of this penumbral eclipse is 04 hours 17 minutes and 34 seconds.
As eclipse happens in Thula Rasi (Libra) which has Moon conjunct Ketu, they are most effected with 4 planets, Mercury (retrograde), Sun, Jupiter, Rahu in Aries (Mesha Rasi) opposing them.
These 6 planets create uncontrollable and uncomfortable situations at home. Arguments with partner further worsen the situation.
Aries (Mesha Rasi) are also effected as these 6 planets, along with aspect of Saturn makes it tough both at home and work.
Pressure causes insomnia.
Taurus (Vrishabha) are forced to spend money like tap water for nothing in return.
Cancer (Karkataka Rasi) and Capricorn (Makara) seem to be hopeless when it comes to situations at home and work.
Leo (Simha Rasi) will regain some lost contacts and get back to work soon.
Virgo (Kanya) live under extreme pressure, surrounded by cheaters.
Scorpio (Vrischika) got sucked into negative thoughts and lack of self-confidence after last month Solar Eclipse, but situations improve from end of May 2023.
Sagittarius (Dhanus) worry about lovers and kids.
Aquarius (Kumbha) get frustrated by the delays and non-commitment of others at work.
Pisces continue to live in cash crunch but situation improves within 4 to 6 weeks after eclipse.
Gemini (Mithuna Rasi) enjoy the most positive results from this eclipse.
If you are born with Moon in Swati, Visakha, Satabhisha, Poorvashada nakshatras, this eclipse causes most negative impact on your life.
Also, people undergoing Vimsottari dasa of Chandra (Moon) need to control their mind and not get carried away by emotions.
Political and Climatic impact of Lunar Eclipse 5-6 May 2023
North India witnesses riots, street protests and public unrest. Coastal Indian states get hit by cyclone and untimely rainfall.
Buildings, bridges collapse and roads open up with cracks.
Fire accidents destroy BIG factories.
Recession effects can be seen in Asia, Australia and Europe.
Earthquakes and floods in China, Japan, Korea, Asia-Pacific islands.
Human race in African continent is effected by diseases which reduce their population.
Planetary Transit Effects in May 2023
Monday May 1: Mercury semisquare Neptune AND Sun conjunct Mercury: Good for imagination. Not so good for facts. Double check your results again. Do not sign any contracts today.
Tuesday May 2: Sun semisquare Neptune AND Venus Trine Moon: You may feel a little spacey today. Be extra careful with little details now. But Venus Trine Moon is a good time to have some fun. Leave work early and do something you enjoy.
Wednesday May 3: Mercury semi-square Venus AND Mars sesquasquare Saturn: Take it easy today. Make an extra effort to avoid confrontations. Do NOT overwork. These are minor aspects and they will be gone by tomorrow.
Thursday May 4: Venus square Neptune: This aspect is good if you are a professional artist or musician. It can provide inspiration. But: DO NOT buy anything expensive today. You will tend to overpay and you probably will not like it by tomorrow. Also – and this is a guarantee – if you are having a first date tonight, that person is NOT your soulmate – even thought you think they are.
Friday May 5: Venus sextile Jupiter: This is much better than yesterday for relaxing and having a good time. Have fun.
FULL MOON on Friday May 5: It is opposite Uranus, planet of sudden and unexpected changes. For the next two weeks, it is more important than ever to stop and think before you act. Also Lunar Eclipse in Libra impacts it.
Tuesday May 9: Sun conjunct Uranus: This is a good day to break routine and try something new, different, and exciting, even if it is just reading a new book or watching something different online.
Thursday May 11: Venus semisquare Uranus : The Venus-Uranus aspect can make you look for new experiences in love. The attractions are temporary and will not last. It can also make you buy things that you like right now but will not tomorrow. Make an extra effort to avoid confrontations today.
Friday May 12: Mercury sextile Saturn AND Mercury sextile Venus: Mercury-Saturn is good for solid, practical thinking and communicating. Mercury-Venus is good for charming speech. This is a good combination for taking care of business today. Since Mercury is Retrograde, this is a good time to finish old business.
Saturday May 13: Venus trine Saturn: You can have a good time today be staying home and relaxing.
Monday May 15: Mars trine Neptune: This energizes your imagination and can increase a desire for spiritual pursuits. So take that yoga class or do some volunteer work.
Wednesday May 17: Jupiter square Pluto: You can accomplish a lot today. Or you can destroy a lot! This is a “my way or the highway” aspect. You want what you want and that’s that! The problem is that other people will tend to oppose you. Turn down the intensity and they are more likely help you.
Thursday May 18: Sun sextile Neptune: A good day to go to the beach or a movie. Or head to a park and smell the flowers. Anything requiring imagination or your sympathy is favored today.
Friday May 19: Mercury sextile Saturn: Again? Did this not happen on May 12 ? Yes, because Mercury was Retrograde. That was a good day to finish old business. Now it is a good day to start NEW business. This is especially good for all business communications.
NEW MOON on Friday May 19: It is exactly on the midpoint of Mars and Neptune. This is great for any career that requires a lot of imagination like artist, novelist musician, or political speech writer. For everything else, make sure you double-check. With Neptune you can see what you want to see and not what is really there.
Saturday May 20: Mars opposition Pluto: Make an extra effort to avoid arguments, confrontations, and fights today. You will probably have extra energy, but Do not overdo it.
Sunday May 21: Sun trine Pluto: This gives you extra energy and awareness. You can accomplish a lot today. But Pluto is still the planet of extremes, so Do not overdo it. This is also a god day to clean up and get rid of things.
Sunday May 21: Sun sextile Mars: Sextiles from Mars give good energy, but not too much. You can get things done without getting exhausted.
Tuesday May 23: Mars square Jupiter: That square from Jupiter could make you feel you can do anything. You can’t. Do not take on too much. Pay extra attention to DETAILS.
Thursday May 25: Sun semisquare Venus: Avoid beauty treatments today.
Friday May 26: Venus sextile Uranus: This is good for making new friends. They will tend to different from the people you usually are attracted to. Have fun.
Sunday May 28: Venus sesquasquare Saturn AND Sun square Saturn AND Mercury semisquare Neptune: What a combination! Venus-Saturn and Sun-Saturn mean stick to work today. Take care of any dull, boring tasks that you may have been avoiding. Mercury-Neptune is good for the imagination, but it can cause confusion with ordinary tasks. Check things twice to be sure.