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Eclipse visible in Port Louis – 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 Louis, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse.

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the May 16, 2022 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Port Louis 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 LouisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 5:34 AM254°West-southwest11.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Port LouisMay 16 at 6:25 AM250°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 Louis would be around this time.
Moon near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
MoonsetMay 16 at 6:27 AM250°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 6:32 AM250°West-southwest0.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 7:31 AM244°West-southwest13.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 16 at 8:12 AM239°West-southwest21.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 16 at 8:53 AM233°Southwest29.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 16 at 9:52 AM222°Southwest38.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 16 at 10:50 AM207°South-southwest46.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Port Louis (MUT - Mauritius Time).

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