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Eclipses in Istanbul, Turkey

May 16, 2022 at 5:42 am
Near max in Istanbul
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Istanbul
Began: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 4:32 am
Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:42 am 0.254 Magnitude
Ended: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:46 am
Duration: 1 hour, 14 minutes
Location

May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Istanbul

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
4:32 am Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Southwest 231°
10.8°
5:27 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 241°
2.4°
5:42 am Mon, May 16
Maximum in Istanbul This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Istanbul. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Istanbul 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 243°
0.2°
5:46 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 244°
-0.2°
6:29 am Mon, May 16Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 250°
-8.1°
7:11 am Mon, May 16Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 256°
-15.6°
7:53 am Mon, May 16Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 263°
-23.2°
8:55 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 272°
-34.3°
9:50 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 281°
-44.3°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Istanbul

Eclipse Visibility From IstanbulVisibility 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
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 Istanbul, or the path map image for global details.

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