Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Pretoria, South Africa
Eclipse visible in Pretoria – 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 lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.
Local times for eclipse in Pretoria 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.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Pretoria.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.Times are local for Pretoria (SAST - South Africa Standard Time).
Other eclipses visible in Pretoria
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Feb 11, 2017||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Feb 26, 2017||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Aug 7, 2017||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jul 27 / Jul 28, 2018||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jan 21, 2019||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2019||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jan 10, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 5, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 5, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 16, 2022||Lunar||Total||Total|
|May 5, 2023||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 28 / Oct 29, 2023||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 18, 2024||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Mar 14, 2025||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Sep 7, 2025||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 17, 2026||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Aug 28, 2026||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Feb 6, 2027||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Feb 20 / Feb 21, 2027||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
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