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Flag for New Zealand May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Auckland, New Zealand (Tāmaki Makaurau)

Max view in Auckland
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 5:30 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Auckland: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 1:32 PM

Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:30 PM

Ends: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 6:50 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 19 minutes

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May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Auckland

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:20 PM May 165:30 PM May 165:55 PM May 16
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Local times for eclipse in Auckland on Monday, May 16, 2022

EventTime in AucklandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 1:32 PM157°South-southeast32.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 2:27 PM144°Southeast26.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 3:29 PM132°Southeast18.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 16 at 4:11 PM125°Southeast12.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 16 at 4:53 PM118°East-southeast5.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 16 at 5:20 PM114°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in AucklandMay 16 at 5:30 PM113°East-southeast1.6°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Auckland would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 16 at 5:55 PM110°East-southeast5.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 16 at 6:50 PM102°East-southeast16.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Auckland (NZST – New Zealand Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Auckland

Eclipse Visibility from AucklandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 30 / Dec 1LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
Total
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
Partial
2022May 16LunarPartial
Total
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
Total
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
Total
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
Total
2025Sep 22SolarPartial
Partial
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
Total
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
Total
2029Jun 26LunarPenumbral
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Auckland, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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