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Eclipses in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada

May 15, 2022 at 10:11 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Fort Smith
Began: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 9:53 pm
Maximum: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 10:11 pm 1.413 Magnitude
Ended: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 12:50 am
Duration: 2 hours, 57 minutes
Location

May 15–16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Fort Smith

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
7:32 pm Sun, May 15Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 102°
-15.4°
8:27 pm Sun, May 15Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 114°
-9.2°
9:29 pm Sun, May 15Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction Southeast 126°
-2.2°
9:53 pm Sun, May 15RisingMoonrise Rising, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase will make the moon so dim that it will be extremely difficult to view until moon gets higher in the sky or the total phase ends.Map direction Southeast 131°
-0.2°
10:11 pm Sun, May 15
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction Southeast 135°
1.0°
10:53 pm Sun, May 15
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Map direction Southeast 144°
4.0°
11:55 pm Sun, May 15
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Map direction South-southeast 158°
7.2°
12:50 am Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Map direction South 170°
8.8°

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 was fully visible in Fort Smith. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Fort Smith

Eclipse Visibility From Fort SmithVisibility Worldwide
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 14, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Mar 24–25, 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, 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 Fort Smith, or the path map image for global details.

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