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Eclipses in Colwyn Bay, Wales, United Kingdom (Bae Colwyn)

May 16, 2022 at 5:11 am
Max View in Colwyn Bay
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Colwyn Bay
Begins: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 2:32 am
Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:11 am 1.413 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:17 am
Duration: 2 hours, 45 minutes
Location

May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Colwyn Bay

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Colwyn Bay. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (BST) for Colwyn Bay.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
2:32 am Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction South-southwest 201°
14.6°
3:27 am Mon, May 16
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Southwest 213°
10.7°
4:29 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 Southwest.
Map direction Southwest 226°
4.9°
5:11 am Mon, May 16
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
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 Southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction Southwest 234°
0.4°
5:17 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 Southwest 236°
-0.2°
5:53 am Mon, May 16Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 242°
-5.5°
6:55 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 254°
-13.8°
7:50 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 264°
-21.7°

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 Colwyn Bay. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Colwyn Bay

Eclipse Visibility From Colwyn BayVisibility 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
Oct 28, 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
Apr 8, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse West in Europe, North America, North in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic

Note: Click on the date link for details in Colwyn Bay, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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