WHAT TIME IS THE LUNAR ECLIPSE IN MAY 2022?
Make sure to mark your calendar and set a reminder on your phone! Those in the Eastern parts of the US, South America, and Canada will have the greatest show, yet those in the Central US and parts of South America will be able to see most of the spectacle as well.
- The Earth’s shadow will begin to cover the moon on May 15, starting at 10:28 p.m. Eastern, and slowly cast a shadow
- At 11:29 p.m. Eastern, totality will begin, allowing only red wavelengths to reach the Moon. Totality will last until 12:53 a.m. Eastern, giving almost an hour-and-a-half to enjoy the cosmic show.
- The greatest eclipse will be at 12:11 a.m. Eastern. This is the best viewing opportunity for the Blood Moon.