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Eclipses in Obo, Central African Republic

May 16, 2022 at 4:57 am
Near max in Obo
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Obo
Begins: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 2:32 am
Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 4:58 am 1.363 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:01 am
Duration: 2 hours, 29 minutes
Location

May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Obo

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
2:32 am Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West-southwest 243°
32.5°
3:27 am Mon, May 16
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West-southwest 247°
20.2°
4:29 am Mon, May 16
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 249°
6.6°
4:58 am Mon, May 16
Maximum in Obo This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Obo. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Obo because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-southwest 250°
0.2°
5:01 am Mon, May 16SettingMoonset Setting, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase makes the Moon so dim before it sets, that it might disappear from view some time before it sets.Map direction West-southwest 250°
-0.2°
5:11 am Mon, May 16Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 250°
-2.4°
5:53 am Mon, May 16Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 251°
-12.7°
6:55 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 250°
-26.5°
7:50 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 248°
-38.9°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Obo

Eclipse Visibility From OboVisibility 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
Oct 28, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, 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
Mar 14, 2025 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica

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

All eclipses 1900-2199