Animation of the moon moving in the shadow of the earth. © Earth to Sky Calculus, Vimeo
A perfect alignment between the Moon, Earth and Sun.
This is similar to a Moon, Earth and The . So when the earth is between the sun and the moon, it means that it only happens in the event of a full moon. However, because in most cases there is definitely no eclipse The satellite is offset by approximately 5 relative to the Earth. It thus goes north or south of the Earth’s orbit.
In one case . On May 16, 2022, the alignment between the three stars will be almost perfect, thus adorning the moon ! The latest that can be seen from the mainland of France is exactly what was said on January 21, 2019., Which passes through the shadow of the earth or the penumbra: its orbit is aligned with the plane of the earth. Such events occur twice a year, but a It is very rare because it is mostly penumbral or
Where and when to look?
For amateurs, the best observation points are located in the West Indies, Guyana and Quebec, where the eclipse will appear in full. The show begins at 9:30 pm when the moon rises in the sky over Quebec and the West Indies, and ends at 10:30 pm in Guyana, when it sets, at 3 or 4 am. Entering the shadow zone occurs one hour after the start of the eclipse and lasts for about an hour.
In the mainland of France, visible on early morning on May 16, dark at 3:30 in the morning, entering the shadow at 4:30 in the morning, and full eclipse at 5:30. , But that doesn’t stop us from noticing the amazing colors on the surface of our satellite! Unfortunately, Oceania and the Asian continents will benefit little or nothing from the show this time around.
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