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Eclipses in Auckland, New Zealand (Tāmaki Makaurau)

May 16, 2022 at 5:30 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Auckland
Began: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:18 pm
Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:30 pm 0.412 Magnitude
Ended: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 6:50 pm
Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes
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May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Auckland

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
1:32 pm Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction South-southeast 157°
-32.0°
2:27 pm Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction Southeast 144°
-26.6°
3:29 pm Mon, May 16Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction Southeast 132°
-18.7°
4:11 pm Mon, May 16Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction Southeast 124°
-12.2°
4:53 pm Mon, May 16Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 118°
-5.2°
5:18 pm Mon, May 16RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East-southeast 114°
-0.2°
5:30 pm Mon, May 16
Maximum in Auckland This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Auckland. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Auckland because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 112°
1.6°
5:55 pm Mon, May 16
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 109°
5.9°
6:50 pm Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East-southeast 102°
16.2°

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 Auckland, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Auckland

Eclipse Visibility From AucklandVisibility Worldwide
Nov 8–9, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Apr 20, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, 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
Oct 3, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica

Note: Click on the date link for details in Auckland, or the path map image for global details.

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