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Eclipses in Antarctica, Antarctica

May 16, 2022 at 5:11 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Antarctica
Begins: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 2:32 am
Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:11 am 1.413 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 7:50 am
Duration: 5 hours, 19 minutes
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May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Antarctica

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Antarctica. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (UTC+1) for Antarctica.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
2:32 am Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Northwest 323°
23.9°
3:27 am Mon, May 16
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Northwest 310°
22.9°
4:29 am Mon, May 16
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction West-northwest 295°
21.5°
5:11 am Mon, May 16
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West-northwest 284°
20.5°
5:53 am Mon, May 16
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction West 274°
19.3°
6:55 am Mon, May 16
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction West 259°
17.6°
7:50 am Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West-southwest 246°
16.2°

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 Antarctica

Eclipse Visibility From AntarcticaVisibility Worldwide
May 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
May 5, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, 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
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Oct 2, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica

Note: Click on the date link for details in Antarctica, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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