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Flag for French Polynesia May 15, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia

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Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 6:11 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Papeete: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 3:32 PM

Maximum: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 6:11 PM

Ends: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 8:50 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 19 minutes


May 15, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Papeete

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Papeete. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:29 PM May 156:11 PM May 157:55 PM May 15
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Local times for eclipse in Papeete on Sunday, May 15, 2022

EventTime in PapeeteDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 3:32:05 PM121°East-southeast25.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 4:27:52 PM115°East-southeast13.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 5:29:03 PM110°East-southeast0.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 15 at 5:29:22 PM110°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 15 at 6:11:28 PM107°East-southeast8.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Total Eclipse endsMay 15 at 6:53:55 PM105°East-southeast18.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 15 at 7:55:07 PM103°East-southeast31.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 15 at 8:50:49 PM101°East44.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Papeete (TAHT – Tahiti Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Papeete

Eclipse Visibility From PapeeteVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jul 4LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 25 / May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
2022May 15LunarTotal
2022Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
2024Oct 2SolarPartial
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 7LunarPenumbral
2025Sep 21SolarPartial
2026Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
2026Aug 27LunarPartial
2027Aug 16LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 6LunarPenumbral
2028Dec 31LunarPartial
2029Jun 25LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Papeete, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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