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Eclipses in Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

May 16, 2022 at 5:15 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Bitterfeld-Wolfen
Began: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 3:32 am
Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:15 am 0.789 Magnitude
Ended: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:19 am
Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes
Location

May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bitterfeld-Wolfen

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looked like in Bitterfeld-Wolfen. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times were local time (CEST) for Bitterfeld-Wolfen.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
3:32 am Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Southwest 216°
11.3°
4:27 am Mon, May 16
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Map direction Southwest 227°
5.6°
5:15 am Mon, May 16
Maximum in Bitterfeld-Wolfen This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Bitterfeld-Wolfen. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Bitterfeld-Wolfen 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 237°
0.2°
5:19 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 237°
-0.2°
5:29 am Mon, May 16Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 239°
-1.2°
6:11 am Mon, May 16Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 247°
-7.9°
6:53 am Mon, May 16Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 254°
-14.0°
7:55 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 265°
-23.0°
8:50 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 276°
-31.4°

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

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Bitterfeld-Wolfen, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Bitterfeld-Wolfen

Eclipse Visibility From Bitterfeld-WolfenVisibility Worldwide
Oct 25, 2022 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, North/East Africa, Atlantic
May 5, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 28–29, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
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 Bitterfeld-Wolfen, or the path map image for global details.

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