Lunar Eclipse 2022: When is the first lunar eclipse of the year and how to see ‘Blood Moon’, know information
Lunar Eclipse 2022: Last month, on 30 April 2022, the first solar eclipse of the year took place. Accordingly, the first lunar eclipse of the year (First Lunar Eclipse 2022) will take place on 16 May 2022. There will be a total of four eclipses this year. There will be two solar eclipses (solar eclipse) and two lunar eclipses (lunar eclipse). An eclipse is an important astronomical event. Eclipses are caused by the motion of stars. This eclipse occurring on Monday 16 May will be a total lunar eclipse. On this day, the moon will appear red due to the full moon. It is also called ‘Blood Moon’). Know where and when the ‘Blood Moon’ will be visible and how to see it
What is ‘Blood Moon’?
An eclipse is an astronomical event. According to science, a lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth comes between the Sun and the Moon. In this case the light of the Moon is hidden by the shadow of the Earth. Therefore, when sunlight falls on the Moon from the Earth’s atmosphere, the color of the Moon appears red. This phenomenon is called ‘Blood Moon’ in science. The ‘Blood Moon’ is a beautiful celestial phenomenon. The first lunar eclipse of this year will be from 7:02 am to 12:20 pm on Monday, May 16. This lunar eclipse will be visible in most parts of the world. But this eclipse will not be visible in our country. This eclipse will be seen in South America and East America. This eclipse will also be seen in parts of Europe and Africa.
Four eclipses in a year
There will be a total of four eclipses this year. There will be two solar eclipses and two lunar eclipses. According to this, the first eclipse is the solar eclipse on 30 April 2022. The second solar eclipse is on 25 October 2022. The first lunar eclipse will occur on 16 May 2022. The second lunar eclipse will take place on 8 November 2022.
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There will be two lunar eclipses this year. Both will be total lunar eclipses. The first lunar eclipse is on May 6. This lunar eclipse will be visible in most parts of the world. According to this, will ‘Blood Moon’ be seen in our country? If that’s the question you’re asking, it’s the answer that haunts astronomers. This year’s first lunar eclipse will not be visible in India. This eclipse will be seen in South America and East America. This eclipse will also be seen in parts of Europe and Africa. But don’t worry, those who want to see this lunar eclipse can visit the official website of NASA. The live telecast of the lunar eclipse will be shown here as well as on social media, YouTube channel. Here you can see the lunar eclipse.