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May 15, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nuuk, Greenland, Greenland

May 16, 2022 at 2:08 am
Max View in Nuuk
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Nuuk
Began: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 11:51 pm
Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 2:08 am 1.411 Magnitude
Ended: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 2:30 am
Duration: 2 hours, 40 minutes
Location

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

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looked like in Nuuk. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times were local time (WGST) for Nuuk.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
11:32 pm Sun, May 15Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction South-southeast 155°
-0.7°
11:51 pm Sun, May 15RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction South-southeast 159°
-0.2°
12:27 am Mon, May 16
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
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 South-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction South-southeast 167°
0.4°
1:29 am Mon, May 16
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
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 South for the best view of the eclipse.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction South 181°
0.6°
2:11 am Mon, May 16
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
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 South-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction South-southwest 191°
0.1°
2:31 am Mon, May 16SettingMoonset Setting, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase makes the Moon so dim before it sets, that it might disappear from view some time before it sets.Map direction South-southwest 195°
-0.2°
2:53 am Mon, May 16Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction South-southwest 200°
-0.8°
3:55 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 214°
-4.0°
4:50 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 226°
-7.3°

The curvature of the shadow's path and the apparent rotation of the Moon's disk is due to the Earth's rotation.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Nuuk

Eclipse Visibility From NuukVisibility Worldwide
Jan 10, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Much of North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Nov 30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Jun 10, 2021 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Africa, Much of North America, Atlantic, Arctic
Nov 19, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
May 15–16, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 8, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Oct 28, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, East in Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Apr 8, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse West in Europe, North America, North in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Sep 17–18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 29, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse Much of Europe, North in Asia, North/West Africa, Much of North America, Atlantic, Arctic
Mar 3, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse East in Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Aug 12, 2026 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse Europe, North/East Asia, North/West Africa, Much of North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Aug 27–28, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Feb 20, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, North/West Australia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Aug 17, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse West in Europe, East in Asia, Much of Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica
Jan 11–12, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jan 26, 2028 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse South/West Europe, North/West Africa, South/East North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic
Dec 31, 2028 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North/West North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jun 12, 2029 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse North/East Europe, North/East Asia, North/West North America, Pacific, Arctic
Dec 20, 2029 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, North/West Australia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic

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