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Eclipses in South Pole, Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott station)

May 16, 2022 at 4:11 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in South Pole
Begins: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 1:32 pm
Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 4:11 pm 1.413 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 6:50 pm
Duration: 5 hours, 19 minutes
Location

May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — South Pole

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in South Pole. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (NZST) for South Pole.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
1:32 pm Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West 270°
17.9°
2:27 pm Mon, May 16
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West 270°
18.1°
3:29 pm Mon, May 16
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction West 270°
18.3°
4:11 pm Mon, May 16
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West 270°
18.4°
4:53 pm Mon, May 16
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction West 270°
18.6°
5:55 pm Mon, May 16
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction West 270°
18.8°
6:50 pm Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West 270°
19.0°

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

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in South Pole

Eclipse Visibility From South PoleVisibility 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 6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 15, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
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

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

All eclipses 1900-2199