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Flag for Zambia May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kitwe, Zambia (Kitwe-Nkana)

Max view in Kitwe
Monday, May 16, 2022 at 6:12 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Kitwe: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 3:32 AM

Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 6:12 AM

Ends: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 8:50 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 19 minutes

Location

May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kitwe

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

More about the May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
4:27 AM May 166:12 AM May 166:18 AM May 16
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Local times for eclipse in Kitwe on Monday, May 16, 2022

EventTime in KitweDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 3:32 AM256°West-southwest37.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 4:27 AM255°West-southwest24.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 16 at 5:29 AM253°West-southwest10.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 16 at 6:11 AM251°West-southwest1.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetMay 16 at 6:18 AM250°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 16 at 6:53 AM248°West-southwest8.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 16 at 7:55 AM243°West-southwest21.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 16 at 8:50 AM237°West-southwest32.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Kitwe (CAT – Central Africa Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Kitwe

Eclipse Visibility from KitweVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
Annular
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2022May 16LunarTotal
Total
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
Partial
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
Partial
2025Mar 14LunarPenumbral
Total
2025Sep 7LunarTotal
Total
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPenumbral
Partial
2028Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
Total
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kitwe, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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