When was the most recent total lunar eclipse in North America?
If it feels like a while since the Moon took a deep dive into Earth’s shadow, you’re right. The last total lunar eclipse occurred on January 21, 2019, followed by four penumbral eclipses in 2020.
When was the last total lunar eclipse in America?
The last total eclipse of the moon was more than 2 years ago on January 21, 2019. Tom Wildoner captured this image of it from Weatherly, Pennsylvania. During a total lunar eclipse, at totality or mid-eclipse, the moon turns blood red. Thank you, Tom!
When’s the next total lunar eclipse?
The total lunar eclipse on May 16, 2022 — the first of two total lunar eclipses in 2022 — will be visible from North and South America, Europe, Africa and parts of Asia. Totality, or the point when Earth’s shadow is fully obscuring the moon, will last about 85 minutes, according to Time and Date.
Where is the next total solar eclipse in North America?
After August 21, 2017, the next total solar eclipse over North America visits Mexico, the United States, and Canada on April 8, 2024. This will be the Great North American Eclipse!
What makes a moon eclipse?
A lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes through the Earth’s shadow, just as a solar eclipse occurs when part of the Earth passes through the Moon’s shadow.
Where is the best place to see the 2024 eclipse?
Below are 20 great locations you should consider for the 2024 Great North American Eclipse, starting in Mexico and working to the Northeast U.S….
- Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico.
- Nazas, Durango, Mexico.
- Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico.
- Radar Base, Texas.
- Kerrville, Texas.
- Lampasas, Texas.
- Hillsboro, Texas.
- Sulphur Springs, Texas.
What time of day is the 2024 eclipse?
Eclipse Data: Total Solar Eclipse of 2024 Apr 08
|Event||Calendar Date and Time|
|Greatest Eclipse||2024 Apr 08 at 18:18:29.4 TD (18:17:18.8 UT1)|
|Ecliptic Conjunction||2024 Apr 08 at 18:22:00.8 TD (18:20:50.3 UT1)|
|Equatorial Conjunction||2024 Apr 08 at 18:37:18.9 TD (18:36:08.3 UT1)|