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Eclipse visible in Port-aux-Francais – May 16, 2022 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Port-aux-Francais, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

More about the May 16, 2022 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Port-aux-Francais 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 Port-aux-FrancaisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMay 16 at 6:34 AM253°West-southwest9.1° 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 West-southwest.
Partial eclipse beginsMay 16 at 7:32 AM242°West-southwest1.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Port-aux-FrancaisMay 16 at 7:38 AM241°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 Port-aux-Francais 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 7:42 AM241°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 8:31 AM231°Southwest6.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 16 at 9:12 AM223°Southwest11.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 16 at 9:53 AM214°Southwest15.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 16 at 10:52 AM201°South-southwest19.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 16 at 11:50 AM187°South21.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Port-aux-Francais.

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

Times are local for Port-aux-Francais (TFT - French Southern and Antarctic Time).

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Jun 5 / Jun 6, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2022LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 20, 2023SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Oct 28 / Oct 29, 2023LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7 / Sep 8, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 17, 2026SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 2026LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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