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Eclipse visible in McMurdo – May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in McMurdo.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in McMurdo on Monday, May 16, 2022

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in McMurdoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 1:34 PM168°South-southeast6.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 2:32 PM154°South-southeast7.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 3:31 PM141°Southeast9.0° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Maximum EclipseMay 16 at 4:12 PM132°Southeast10.5° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 16 at 4:53 PM122°East-southeast12.3° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 16 at 5:52 PM109°East-southeast15.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 16 at 6:50 PM95°East18.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Times are local for McMurdo (NZST - New Zealand Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in McMurdo

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in McMurdoLooks like in McMurdoPath of the eclipse
Aug 8, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31 / Feb 1, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 16, 2018SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 6, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26 / May 27, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 4, 2021SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8 / Nov 9, 2022LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 6, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2025LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 22, 2025SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 17 / Feb 18, 2026SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2026LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2026LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 7, 2027SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2027LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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