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Eclipse visible in Brussels – 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 Brussels.

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 Brussels 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 BrusselsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 3:34 AM210°South-southwest14.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 4:32 AM222°Southwest9.0° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 5:31 AM234°Southwest2.4° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in BrusselsMay 16 at 5:47 AM237°West-southwest0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Brussels would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMay 16 at 5:51 AM238°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 16 at 6:12 AM242°West-southwest2.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 16 at 6:53 AM249°West-southwest9.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 16 at 7:52 AM259°West17.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 16 at 8:50 AM270°West26.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Brussels.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Times are local for Brussels (CEST - Central European Summer Time).

Other eclipses visible in Brussels

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in BrusselsLooks like in BrusselsPath of the eclipse
Feb 10 / Feb 11, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 21, 2017SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27 / Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 10, 2021SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19, 2021LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 25, 2022SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28 / Oct 29, 2023LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2025LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 29, 2025SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 12, 2026SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2026LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20 / Feb 21, 2027LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 2, 2027SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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