Total Lunar Eclipes: Tonight!!!

total lunar eclipse will occur tonight, May 15, 2022, the first of two this year. The second eclipse will happen in November of this year..

The eclipse will be a dark one with the northern limb of the Moon passing through the center of Earth’s shadow. This is the first central eclipse of Lunar Saros 131.


The eclipse will be completely visible over most of North and South America, seen rising over Northwest North America, and the Pacific Ocean, and setting over Africa and Europe. It will be the longest eclipse in prime time on the US west coast this century.

Eclipse Moon Image By David Hash – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,

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