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Eclipses in Saint-Denis, Réunion (French)

May 16, 2022 at 6:36 am
Near max in Saint-Denis
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Saint-Denis
Begins: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:32 am
Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 6:37 am 0.166 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 6:40 am
Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes
Location

May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Saint-Denis

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
5:32 am Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West-southwest 255°
13.7°
6:27 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 West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 250°
2.0°
6:37 am Mon, May 16
Maximum in Saint-Denis This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Saint-Denis. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Saint-Denis 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 249°
0.2°
6:40 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 249°
-0.2°
7:29 am Mon, May 16Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 244°
-10.9°
8:11 am Mon, May 16Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 240°
-19.2°
8:53 am Mon, May 16Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 234°
-27.1°
9:55 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 223°
-37.2°
10:50 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction South-southwest 209°
-44.5°

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 is not visible in Saint-Denis, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Saint-Denis

Eclipse Visibility From Saint-DenisVisibility Worldwide
May 16, 2022 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Apr 20, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Pacific, 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 28–29, 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

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