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Eclipses in Fort Smith, AR, USA

Nov 8, 2022 at 4:59 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Fort Smith
Begins: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 2:02 am
Maximum: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 4:59 am 1.359 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 6:55 am
Duration: 4 hours, 53 minutes
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November 8, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Fort Smith

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
2:02 am Tue, Nov 8
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West-southwest 244°
55.4°
3:09 am Tue, Nov 8
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West 258°
42.8°
4:16 am Tue, Nov 8
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction West 269°
29.6°
4:59 am Tue, Nov 8
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West 275°
21.2°
5:41 am Tue, Nov 8
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction West 281°
13.0°
6:49 am Tue, Nov 8
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction West-northwest 290°
0.7°
6:55 am Tue, Nov 8SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-northwest 291°
-0.2°
7:56 am Tue, Nov 8Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 300°
-11.5°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Fort Smith

Eclipse Visibility From Fort SmithVisibility 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

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