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Flag for U.S.A. May 15, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Hereford, Texas, U.S.A.

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Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 11:12 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Hereford: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 8:32 PM

Maximum: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 11:12 PM

Ends: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 1:50 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 19 minutes


May 15, 2022 – May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Hereford

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Hereford. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
9:27 PM May 1511:12 PM May 1512:55 AM May 16
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Local times for eclipse in Hereford on Sunday, May 15, 2022

EventTime in HerefordDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 8:32 PM113°East-southeast0.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 15 at 8:35 PM113°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 9:27 PM121°East-southeast8.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 10:29 PM132°Southeast18.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 15 at 11:11 PM140°Southeast23.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 15 at 11:53 PM149°South-southeast28.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 16 at 12:55 AM165°South-southeast33.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 16 at 1:50 AM180°South34.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Hereford (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Hereford

Eclipse Visibility from HerefordVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jul 4 / Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarPartial
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2022May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
2024Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
2024Sep 17LunarPartial
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
2026Mar 3LunarTotal
2026Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Feb 20LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11 / Jan 12LunarPartial
2028Jan 26SolarPartial
2029Jan 14SolarPartial
2029Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarTotal
2029Dec 20LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Hereford, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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