Published: May 15, 2022

Diagram of the eclipse showing the entire duration of the moon's path through the earth's shadowWatch a Total Lunar Eclipse on May 15th when the Sun, Moon and Earth line up to create this magnificent sight! The duration of the eclipse, from start to finish, will be almost 5 hours. Totality will last 1 hour, 24 minutes, 52 seconds.

Here are more details:
Moonrise: May 15 at 7:59:42 pm
Partial begins: May 15 at 8:27:52 pm
Full begins: May 15 at 9:29:03 pm
Maximum: May 15 at 10:11:28 pm
Full ends: May 15 at 10:53:55 pm
Partial ends: May 15 at 11:55:07 pm

Remember, you don’t need a telescope to enjoy this celestial event. And, you can watch it from anywhere in Colorado. However, if you’d like to enjoy the eclipse at Fiske and Sommers-Bausch Observatory, we’re hosting an eclipse watching party. Hope to see you there!

Want more info on all the eclipses in 2022? Check out this Sky & Telescope magazine article, Solar and Lunar Eclipses in 2022.

Also, preview the eclipse with this video from NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio.