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BSIG Lunar Eclipse Observing Session at Metcalf Field

May 15, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm CDT

moon in sky with half shadow

Please join us for this special celestial event – Total Lunar Eclipse.

Details for Sun. May 15th Total Lunar Eclipse:

Moonrise is at 8:23pm CT (declination -19°36′ / azimuth 117°39′)
Penumbral Eclipse Begins:  8:32pm CT
Partial Phase Begins:          9:28pm
Total Phase Begins:           10:29pm
Max. Eclipse:                      11:11pm
Total Phase Ends:              11:54pm
Partial Phase Ends:           12:55am
Penumbral Phase Ends:      1:50am  
This is about as good timing as we can have for a lunar eclipse prior to a workday!!
For more information about the eclipse, see here:  https://www.space.com/total-lunar-eclipse-blood-moon-coming-may-2022
Everyone is invited, there is no charge to attend and kids are welcome!  Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Also, bring a few extra clothing layers in case temps dip at night. We will have telescopes on hand for people to look thru, but if you have a telescope or binoculars, bring them too!

The event is cancelled if cloudy.

Metcalf Field information.


May 15, 2022
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm CDT
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Metcalf Field
795 Indian Trail S
Afton, MN 55001 United States
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