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Eclipses in Ponoka, Alberta, Canada

May 15, 2022 at 10:11 pm
Max View in Ponoka
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Ponoka
Begins: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 9:17 pm
Maximum: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 10:11 pm 1.413 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 12:50 am
Duration: 3 hours, 33 minutes
Location

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

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
7:32 pm Sun, May 15Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 103°
-14.6°
8:27 pm Sun, May 15Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 113°
-7.1°
9:17 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 123°
-0.2°
9:29 pm Sun, May 15
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
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 125°
0.9°
10:11 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 133°
5.3°
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 142°
9.2°
11:55 pm Sun, May 15
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southeast 155°
13.6°
12:50 am Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South 168°
15.9°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Ponoka

Eclipse Visibility From PonokaVisibility Worldwide
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 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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