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Eclipses in Grand Forks, British Columbia, Canada

May 15, 2022 at 9:11 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Grand Forks
Begins: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 8:23 pm
Maximum: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 9:11 pm 1.413 Magnitude
Ends: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 11:50 pm
Duration: 3 hours, 27 minutes
Location

May 15, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Grand Forks

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
6:32 pm Sun, May 15Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 100°
-16.9°
7:27 pm Sun, May 15Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 110°
-8.6°
8:23 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 East-southeast 120°
-0.2°
8:29 pm Sun, May 15
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 East-southeast 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 East-southeast 121°
0.4°
9:11 pm Sun, May 15
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Map direction Southeast 129°
5.4°
9:53 pm Sun, May 15
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction Southeast 137°
10.1°
10:55 pm Sun, May 15
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southeast 150°
15.5°
11:50 pm Sun, May 15
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South-southeast 163°
18.7°

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 Grand Forks. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Grand Forks

Eclipse Visibility From Grand ForksVisibility Worldwide
May 15, 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 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

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