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Eclipses in Fort Worth, TX, USA

May 15, 2022 at 11:11 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Fort Worth
Begins: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 8:32 pm
Maximum: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 11:11 pm 1.413 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 1:50 am
Duration: 5 hours, 19 minutes
Location

May 15–16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Fort Worth

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
8:32 pm Sun, May 15
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 115°
3.5°
9:27 pm Sun, May 15
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Southeast 123°
13.0°
10:29 pm Sun, May 15
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction Southeast 134°
22.5°
11:11 pm Sun, May 15
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Southeast 143°
28.0°
11:53 pm Sun, May 15
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southeast 153°
32.4°
12:55 am Mon, May 16
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction South 169°
36.1°
1:50 am Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South 185°
36.4°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Fort Worth

Eclipse Visibility From Fort WorthVisibility Worldwide
May 15–16, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
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 Total Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse West in Europe, North America, North in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic

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