Eclipse of the Blood Moon of May 2022: this is how the astronomical phenomenon was experienced

Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, on the night of this Sunday, May 15, a eclipse lunar which coincides with the phenomenon of blood Moon. It was the first lunar eclipse of 2022.

The event it was seen from any part of Argentina. The time in which this phenomenon began is at 22.32 of our country, the maximum moment arrived at midnight, and culminated at 01.11 of this Monday.

The lunar eclipse. PHOTO: Telam

“The total eclipse can be seen from any point, as long as the cloud cover allows it,” reported the specialized site Meteored.

At what time and where can the Red Moon 2022 be best seen in Argentina?

How to watch the blood moon eclipse

In addition to being able to see it by looking at the sky, people will also be able to follow the blood moon eclipse from the YouTube channel of the NASA which will broadcast it live.

“If the eclipse is visible in your area, we encourage you to get out there and watch. NASA will broadcast the eclipse live with experts commenting on each step of the process. Join the experts to learn about this amazing natural phenomenon,” NASA said on its website.

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The lunar eclipse. PHOTO: Telam

How to follow the lunar eclipse online via NASA

This is the calendar of lunar and solar eclipses for 2022

What is the difference between a solar eclipse and a lunar eclipse?

In a solar eclipse The Moon gets in the way of the Sun’s light and casts its shadow on Earth, making it dark during the day. In the case of the lunar eclipse, the Earth stands between the Sun and the Moon, so the Earth itself prevents sunlight from reaching the Moon.

Another main feature is that To see the lunar eclipse it is not necessary to protect your eyes. It is that only the solar eclipse produces high radiation and can cause damage to the retina of the eyes. But in a lunar eclipse, the radiation is minimal, so there is no need to protect your eyes.

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The lunar eclipse. PHOTO: Telam


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