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Flag for Seychelles May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Victoria, Seychelles

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Monday, May 16, 2022 at 6:06 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Victoria: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 6:06 AM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 19 minutes


May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Victoria

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Victoria, 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.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

5:32 AM May 166:06 AM May 166:14 AM May 16
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Local times for eclipse in Victoria on Monday, May 16, 2022

EventTime in VictoriaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 5:32:05 AM252°West-southwest9.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in VictoriaMay 16 at 6:06:39 AM251°West-southwest1.5°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Victoria would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetMay 16 at 6:14:11 AM251°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 6:27:52 AM251°West-southwest2.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 7:29:03 AM248°West-southwest17.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 16 at 8:11:28 AM246°West-southwest26.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 16 at 8:53:55 AM242°West-southwest35.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 16 at 9:55:07 AM234°Southwest47.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 16 at 10:50:49 AM221°Southwest57.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Victoria (SCT – Seychelles Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Victoria

Eclipse Visibility From VictoriaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jan 10 / Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 5 / Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
2022May 16LunarPenumbral
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
2024Sep 18LunarPenumbral
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Feb 17SolarPartial
2026Aug 28LunarPenumbral
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
2028Jan 12LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarPartial
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Victoria, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All Eclipses Worldwide, From 1900 to 2100