The May full moon will make a rusty red appearance as it enters the Earthas shadow in 2022, depending on where you live. Depending on where you live in the United States, you should be able to see the full flower moon as well as at least a part of it.
The lunar eclipse will be quite the show-off. Per Space.com, it will be visible from North and South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the most of the Pacific, and even Antarctica, though not everyone will see its totality (aka, the hourish when itas blood-red).
Here''s what you need to know before making sure you don''t miss the special sight.
When Is The Lunar Eclipse?
The penumbral eclipse, which signifies that when the very outer edges of Earthas shadow are cast on the moon, will begin on May 15 at 10:28 p.m. ET (7:28 p.m. PT), reaching its maximum on May 16 at 12:11 a.m. ET (9:55 p.m. PT). It will begin about an hour earlier and conclude about an hour after the partial eclipse.
Where Can You See The Lunar Eclipse From?
The majority of the total lunar eclipse will be seen by NASA spectators in the continental United States and Central and South America assuming they look up between 10:30 and 2:00 a.m. (Sorry, Alaska, and Hawaii.) According to NPR, watchers on the west coast of the United States will see the moon closer to the horizon rather than high in the sky, so try to get somewhere where your view wonat be blocked. So, if you arenat within the path of the lunar eclipse, you may stream it
Is It Safe To Look At A Lunar Eclipse?
It''s not only safe to look at a lunar eclipse, but also to use binoculars, a telescope, or a digital camera to get a better view.