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Eclipses in Brig-Glis, Valais, Switzerland

May 16, 2022 at 5:52 am
Near max in Brig-Glis
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Brig-Glis
Begins: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 3:32 am
Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:53 am 1.311 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:56 am
Duration: 2 hours, 24 minutes
Location

May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Brig-Glis

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
3:32 am Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction South-southwest 213°
17.3°
4:27 am Mon, May 16
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Southwest 224°
11.3°
5:29 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 236°
3.3°
5:53 am Mon, May 16
Maximum in Brig-Glis This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Brig-Glis. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Brig-Glis 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 240°
0.2°
5:56 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 241°
-0.2°
6:11 am Mon, May 16Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 243°
-2.3°
6:53 am Mon, May 16Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 250°
-9.7°
7:55 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 260°
-19.6°
8:50 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 269°
-28.9°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Brig-Glis

Eclipse Visibility From Brig-GlisVisibility 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
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

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All eclipses 1900-2199