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Eclipses in Asheville, NC, USA

May 16, 2022 at 12:11 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Asheville
Began: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 9:32 pm
Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 12:11 am 1.413 Magnitude
Ended: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 2:50 am
Duration: 5 hours, 19 minutes
Location

May 15–16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Asheville

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
9:32 pm Sun, May 15
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Southeast 125°
12.5°
10:27 pm Sun, May 15
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Southeast 135°
20.7°
11:29 pm Sun, May 15
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction South-southeast 148°
27.9°
12:11 am Mon, May 16
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South-southeast 159°
31.5°
12:53 am Mon, May 16
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South 170°
33.5°
1:55 am Mon, May 16
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction South 187°
33.6°
2:50 am Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South-southwest 201°
30.7°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Asheville

Eclipse Visibility From AshevilleVisibility 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
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
Sep 17–18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

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

All eclipses 1900-2199