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Eclipses in New Bedford, MA, USA

May 16, 2022 at 12:11 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in New Bedford
Begins: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 9:32 pm
Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 12:11 am 1.413 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 2:50 am
Duration: 5 hours, 19 minutes
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Upcoming Eclipse: December 4, 2021 — Total Solar Eclipse is not visible in New Bedford. See animation and where it can be seen

May 15–16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — New Bedford

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
9:32 pm Sun, May 15
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Southeast 135°
15.5°
10:27 pm Sun, May 15
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction South-southeast 147°
21.7°
11:29 pm Sun, May 15
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction South-southeast 161°
26.2°
12:11 am Mon, May 16
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South 172°
27.8°
12:53 am Mon, May 16
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South 183°
28.0°
1:55 am Mon, May 16
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southwest 198°
25.6°
2:50 am Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South-southwest 211°
21.1°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in New Bedford

Eclipse Visibility From New BedfordVisibility 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
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

Note: Click on the date link for details in New Bedford, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses 1900-2199