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May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom

May 16, 2022 at 5:06 am
Max View in Milton Keynes, England
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse in Milton Keynes, England
Began: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 2:32 am
Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:06 am 1.406 Magnitude
Ended: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:10 am
Duration: 2 hours, 39 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.

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May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Milton Keynes

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
2:32 am Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction South-southwest 204°
15.0°
3:27 am Mon, May 16
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Southwest 216°
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 229°
4.4°
5:06 am Mon, May 16
Maximum in Milton Keynes This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Milton Keynes. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Milton Keynes 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 236°
0.2°
5:10 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 237°
-0.2°
5:11 am Mon, May 16Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 237°
-0.3°
5:53 am Mon, May 16Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 245°
-6.5°
6:55 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 256°
-15.2°
7:50 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 266°
-23.4°

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 was fully visible in Milton Keynes. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Milton Keynes

Eclipse Visibility From Milton KeynesVisibility Worldwide
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 29, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse
Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse

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

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