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See the first lunar eclipse of 2022: Everything you need to know


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The Washington Examiner

Heather Hamilton, Social Media Reporter

May 15, 2022

The sun, Earth, and moon will align this weekend to create the first total lunar eclipse of 2022.

A partial eclipse will begin Sunday night at 10:27 p.m. Eastern time, according to NASA. By 11:29 p.m., it will become a red “blood moon” as the total eclipse begins.



Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The Moon moves right to left, passing through the penumbra and umbra, leaving in its wake an eclipse diagram with the times at various stages of the eclipse.(Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Scientific Visualization Studio)



A map showing where the May 15-16, 2022 lunar eclipse is visible. Contours mark the edge of the visibility region at eclipse contact times. The map is centered on 63°52'W, the sublunar longitude at mid-eclipse.
(Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Scientific Visualization Studio)

*]The next total lunar eclipse will take place on Nov. 8, 2022.


* Election Day.

Remember when we had Election Day, instead of Election Month?

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