A Total Eclipse Of The Moon
is the highlight for sky-watchers in May this year, occurring on the evening of May 15 and the early morning hours of May 16 across the United States.
Meanwhile There Will Be
plenty of planet activity in the eastern early morning skies before sunrise for us to enjoy.
East Coast Observers Will See
the entire eclipse in a dark sky, while in the Midwest the full moon will rise already partially inside the Earth’s shadow.
The Moon Enters
the deep umbra part of Earth’s shadow at 10:27 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
The First Sign Of The Eclipse
will be a grayish creep across the moon giving way to a reddish-orange coloring.
Moon Completely Inside Earth’s Shadow
Totality will last from 11:29 p.m. to 12:53 a.m. EDT (85 minutes long).Mid-totality is at 12:11 a.m. EDT (May 16).