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Your ultimate guide to the total lunar eclipse on May 15-16, 2022

Are you preparing for this weekend’s total lunar eclipse? If you’re in North America or South America then on Sunday, May 15 through the early hours of Monday, May 16, 2022, a ‘Blood Moon’ total lunar eclipse will be entirely visible. If you’re in Western Europe or West Africa then you’ll also get a peek at a red Moon before moonset on Monday, May 16. The entire event will take about five hours, though the all-important totality—when the Moon will turn a dark copper-reddish color—will last for a mighty 84 minutes.

Here are all the resources you need to get the best from this spectacular natural event, specially prepared for Forbes by editor Jamie Carter: 

Total Lunar Eclipse 2022: Exactly When, Where And How You Can See Next Week’s Best-Timed ‘Blood Moon’ Of The Century

Exactly When To See This Weekend’s Stunning ‘Blood Moon’ Total Lunar Eclipse From Every U.S. State

Where To See The ‘Blood Moon’ Total Lunar Eclipse On YouTube: Five New Livestreams To Watch Or Replay The Sky Event Of The Year

Are Lunar Eclipses Dangerous? Your Questions Answered About The ‘Super Blood Flower Moon’ This Weekend

Blood Moon 2022: 8 Weird Things You Need To Know About North America’s 84-Minute Total Lunar Eclipse This Weekend

An 84-Minute ‘Super Blood Moon’ For North America In First Total Lunar Eclipse For Two Years: What You Can See In The Night Sky This Week

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