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Flag for USA May 15, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Louisville, Kentucky, USA

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Monday, May 16, 2022 at 12:11 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Louisville: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 9:32 PM

Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 12:11 AM

Ends: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 2:50 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 19 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Louisville. 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
10:27 PM May 1512:11 AM May 161:55 AM May 16
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Local times for eclipse in Louisville on Monday, May 16, 2022

EventTime in LouisvilleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 9:32:05 PM124°East-southeast8.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 10:27:52 PM134°Southeast17.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 11:29:03 PM146°South-southeast24.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 16 at 12:11:28 AM156°South-southeast28.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 16 at 12:53:55 AM167°South-southeast30.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 16 at 1:55:07 AM183°South31.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 16 at 2:50:49 AM198°South-southwest29.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Louisville (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Louisville

Eclipse Visibility From LouisvilleVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jul 4 / Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarPartial
2021Jun 10SolarPartial
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2022May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
2024Sep 17 / Sep 18LunarPartial
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 20LunarTotal
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