How and when to see the spectacular blood moon eclipse on May 15, 2022

May has been a month studded with astronomical phenomena. An partial solar eclipse starred in the last sunset of April, which led to the first dawn of the month with the only Black Moon of spring. To cap off the second fortnight, a total lunar eclipse will be accompanied by a unique celestial event, which dyes our natural satellite an atypical red.

Here we explain How to see the Super Blood Moon of May 2022when will be the best time to see it and in which countries it will be visible.

What happens when there is a Blood Moon?

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“First of all, it should be understood that the colors of the Moon depend on the night of the atmospheric conditions and their interaction with sunlight.Explain Very interesting. For this reason, our unique natural satellite can be dyed in various shades: coppery, blue, white and even gray are among the common colorations.

In the case of the Blood Moon, a similar phenomenon promotes that, from Earth, we can see it with a reddish hue. Sometimes even purplish. This will be the first of two lunar eclipses in 2022, reports livesciencewhat will it be visible to the entire North American continent.

There is no scientific evidence to support what kind of astronomical events determine the fate of people. On the contrary, as explained by POT, it will seem that the Moon is ‘bigger’ because it will be closer to us:

“[…] IT WILL BE THE CLOSEST APPROACH TO EARTH, MAKING IT APPEAR AS THE LARGEST AND CLOSEST FULL MOON OF THE YEAR. THIS IS WHAT IS COMMONLY KNOWN AS A ‘SUPERMOON.'”

This does not mean, however, that the satelliteand change its size or color permanently. On the contrary, the phenomenon has been present for millennia, and marked part of the agrarian calendar of the original cultures of North America. Some of them referred to this phenomenon as ‘Flower Moon’, since it coincided with “the time of year when the spring flowers appeared in abundance«, documents the space agency.

What time is it and how can you see it?

It would be a pity if a cloudy night hindered the appearance of the Blood Moon this 2022. Scheduled for the second weekend of May, It can be seen in all its splendor on the 14th and 15th. In these territories it will be visible, according to documents Space:

“THE ECLIPSE WILL BE VISIBLE IN FULL PHASE FROM PARTS OF THE AMERICAS, ANTARCTICA, EUROPE, AFRICA AND THE EASTERN PACIFIC,” DOCUMENTS THE MAGAZINE. FOR THOSE WHO CANNOT WATCH IT AT HOME, THE ONLINE COVERAGE ALTERNATIVE WILL ALWAYS BE AVAILABLE.

Although the Blood Moon itself is exciting, It will not be the only astronomical event of the weekend. On the contrary, in addition to being dyed a special red, it will be accompanied by the first total lunar eclipse of this year.

“A PENUMBRAL ECLIPSE (WHERE THE EDGE OF EARTH’S SHADOW WILL FALL ONTO THE MOON) IS VISIBLE IN NEW ZEALAND, EASTERN EUROPE AND THE MIDDLE EAST”ADD THE PLATFORM.

The exact time always depends on where you are. To the north of the American continent, you can see the May 15 at 10:28 p.m.up to about 1:55 the next morning.

To see both natural phenomena in all their splendor, the best thing to do is look for a clear space, free of elements on the horizon. The most desirable thing would be to be in an open space, away from the big cities, so that the night sky looks as clear as possible and without light pollution.(Ngenespanol)

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