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Flag for Tanzania May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Max view in Dar es Salaam
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 6:21 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Dar es Salaam: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 4:32 AM

Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 6:21 AM

Ends: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 9:50 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 19 minutes


May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Dar es Salaam

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Dar es Salaam, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:27 AM May 166:21 AM May 166:24 AM May 16
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Local times for eclipse in Dar es Salaam on Monday, May 16, 2022

EventTime in Dar es SalaamDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 4:32:05 AM252°West-southwest25.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 5:27:52 AM252°West-southwest12.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Dar es SalaamMay 16 at 6:21:27 AM251°West-southwest0.6°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Dar es Salaam 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 6:24:42 AM251°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 6:29:03 AM251°West-southwest0.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 16 at 7:11:28 AM249°West-southwest11.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 16 at 7:53:55 AM247°West-southwest20.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 16 at 8:55:07 AM241°West-southwest33.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 16 at 9:50:49 AM234°Southwest44.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Dar es Salaam (EAT – Eastern Africa Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Dar es Salaam

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

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