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Flag for Reunion (French) May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Saint-Denis, Reunion (French)

Max view in Saint-Denis
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 6:35 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Saint-Denis: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:32 AM

Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 6:35 AM

Ends: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 10:50 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 19 minutes


May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Saint-Denis

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Saint-Denis, 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

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:27 AM May 166:35 AM May 166:38 AM May 16
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Local times for eclipse in Saint-Denis on Monday, May 16, 2022

EventTime in Saint-DenisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 5:32:05 AM255°West-southwest13.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 6:27:52 AM251°West-southwest2.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Saint-DenisMay 16 at 6:35:55 AM250°West-southwest0.5°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Saint-Denis 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 6:38:50 AM250°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 7:29:03 AM245°West-southwest10.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 16 at 8:11:28 AM240°West-southwest19.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 16 at 8:53:55 AM234°Southwest27.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 16 at 9:55:07 AM223°Southwest37.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 16 at 10:50:49 AM210°South-southwest44.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Saint-Denis (RET – Reunion Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Saint-Denis

Eclipse Visibility from Saint-DenisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10 / Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 5 / Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2022May 16LunarPartial
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
2024Sep 18LunarPenumbral
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Feb 17SolarPartial
2026Aug 28LunarPenumbral
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2027Jul 18LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Saint-Denis, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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