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Eclipses in Christiansted, US Virgin Islands (Saint Croix)

Nov 8, 2022 at 6:19 am
Near max in Christiansted
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Christiansted
Begins: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 4:02 am
Maximum: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 6:20 am 1.044 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 6:22 am
Duration: 2 hours, 20 minutes
Location

November 8, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Christiansted

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
4:02 am Tue, Nov 8
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West 278°
30.7°
5:09 am Tue, Nov 8
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West-northwest 282°
15.5°
6:16 am Tue, Nov 8
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction West-northwest 287°
0.9°
6:20 am Tue, Nov 8
Maximum in Christiansted This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Christiansted. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Christiansted 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-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-northwest 287°
0.2°
6:22 am Tue, Nov 8SettingMoonset 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-northwest 287°
-0.2°
6:59 am Tue, Nov 8Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 290°
-8.7°
7:41 am Tue, Nov 8Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 294°
-17.7°
8:49 am Tue, Nov 8Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 303°
-31.1°
9:56 am Tue, Nov 8Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 315°
-42.9°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Christiansted

Eclipse Visibility From ChristianstedVisibility Worldwide
Nov 8, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Oct 14, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Oct 28, 2023 Penumbral 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

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