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Flag for Canada May 15, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada

Max view in Whitehorse
Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 10:47 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Whitehorse: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 6:32 PM

Maximum: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 10:47 PM

Ends: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 11:50 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 19 minutes


May 15, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Whitehorse

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Whitehorse, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
10:41 PM May 1510:47 PM May 1510:55 PM May 15
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Local times for eclipse in Whitehorse on Sunday, May 15, 2022

EventTime in WhitehorseDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 6:32 PM83°East26.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 7:27 PM95°East20.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 8:29 PM107°East-southeast13.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 15 at 9:11 PM116°East-southeast8.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 15 at 9:53 PM125°Southeast3.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 15 at 10:41 PM134°Southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in WhitehorseMay 15 at 10:47 PM136°Southeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Whitehorse 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 Southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 15 at 10:55 PM137°Southeast0.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 15 at 11:50 PM149°South-southeast4.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Times are local for Whitehorse (PDT – Pacific Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Whitehorse

Eclipse Visibility from WhitehorseVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
2022May 15LunarPartial
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
2024Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
2024Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
2026Mar 3LunarTotal
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
2026Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
2029Jan 14SolarPartial
2029Jun 11SolarPartial
2029Dec 20LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Whitehorse, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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