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Eclipses in Colorado Springs, CO, USA

May 15, 2022 at 10:11 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Colorado Springs
Began: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 7:54 pm
Maximum: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 10:11 pm 1.413 Magnitude
Ended: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 12:50 am
Duration: 4 hours, 56 minutes
Location

May 15–16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Colorado Springs

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
7:32 pm Sun, May 15Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 111°
-4.7°
7:54 pm Sun, May 15RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East-southeast 114°
-0.2°
8:27 pm Sun, May 15
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 119°
4.8°
9:29 pm Sun, May 15
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction Southeast 130°
13.9°
10:11 pm Sun, May 15
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Southeast 138°
19.4°
10:53 pm Sun, May 15
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southeast 147°
24.1°
11:55 pm Sun, May 15
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southeast 162°
28.7°
12:50 am Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South 177°
30.4°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Colorado Springs

Eclipse Visibility From Colorado SpringsVisibility 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 24–25, 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, 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 Colorado Springs, or the path map image for global details.

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