Eclipse Calculator – Solar Eclipses in Billings, Montana, U.S.A.
Eclipse visible in Billings – May 15 – May 16, 2022 Total Lunar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
BETA: This is a temporary animation, it would look different in real life. We hope to fix that issue soon.
Stages in eclipse
Local times for eclipse in Billings on Sunday, May 15, 2022
Click on the Sun/Moon symbols in the column entitled “Looks like” to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.
|Event||Time in Billings||Direction||Altitude||Looks like||Comments|
|Penumbral eclipse begins||May 15 at 7:34 PM||109°||9.1° below||Not directly visible||Under horizon|
|Moonrise||May 15 at 8:30 PM||118°||0.0° below||Not directly visible||Under horizon|
|Partial eclipse begins||May 15 at 8:32 PM||119°||0.2° ||Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.|
Moon near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
|Total Eclipse begins||May 15 at 9:31 PM||129°||7.8° ||Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.|
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
|Maximum Eclipse||May 15 at 10:12 PM||137°||12.7° ||Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.|
|Total Eclipse ends||May 15 at 10:53 PM||146°||16.8° ||Total moon eclipse ends.|
|Partial Eclipse ends||May 15 at 11:52 PM||160°||21.1° ||Partial moon eclipse ends.|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||May 16 at 12:50 AM||174°||23.2° ||The Earth's penumbra ends.|
This eclipse is in progress during sunrise or sunset, so the Sun is displayed only partly in some phases, according to its altitude below the horizon. The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.
Times are local for Billings
- Mountain Daylight Time).
Other eclipses visible in Billings
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|Object||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Feb 10, 2017||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Aug 7, 2017||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Aug 21, 2017||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Jan 31, 2018||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Jul 27, 2018||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Jan 20 / Jan 21, 2019||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Jul 16, 2019||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jan 10, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Partial|
|Jun 5, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Partial|
|Jul 4, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Nov 30, 2020||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 26, 2021||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Nov 18 / Nov 19, 2021||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|May 15 / May 16, 2022||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Nov 8, 2022||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|May 5, 2023||Lunar||Penumbral||Partial|
|Oct 14, 2023||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Oct 28, 2023||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Mar 24 / Mar 25, 2024||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Apr 8, 2024||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Sep 17, 2024||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Mar 13 / Mar 14, 2025||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Sep 7, 2025||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Mar 3, 2026||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Aug 27 / Aug 28, 2026||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Feb 20, 2027||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Aug 16 / Aug 17, 2027||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
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