Total Lunar Eclipse
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May 15-16, 2022
Visible in the Americas, w. Europe, w. Africa, Antarctica
The “Blood Moon” is back! The Moon will appear red during totality. This eclipse is a long one, with totality lasting 84.9 minutes, almost an hour and a half! No special glasses are needed for a lunar eclipse!!
Image Credit: NASA
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