The St Louis Astronomical Society and Jefferson College invite the public to join us at the Jefferson College Observatory to view the Total Eclipse of the Moon. We will have telescopes setup to view the eclipse. Everyone should bring chairs, blankets, flashlights, bug spray, snacks, drinks, etc. If you have binoculars, telescopes or cameras, you can bring those as well

The umbral part of the eclipse occurs between 9:30pm and 12:55am. The total phase of the eclipse begins at 10:30pm and ends at 11:54pm. If you have limited time, the best part of the eclipse will be between 9pm and 11pm.

Timeline for the eclipse as seen from St Louis area
8:07pm Sunset
8:33pm Moon begins to enter the Earth's penumbra (Alt=5, AZ=120)
9:28pm Moon begins to enters the Earth's umbra. Partial eclipse begins. (Alt=14, Az=129)
10:30pm Moon fully within Earth's umbra. Total eclipse begins. (Alt=23, Az=142)
11:12pm Midpoint of eclipse (Alt=27, Az=152)
11:54pm Moon begins to leave the Earth's umbra. Total eclipse ends. (Alt=30, Az=162)
12:55am Moon fully outside the Earth's umbra. Partial eclipse ends. (Alt=32, Az=180)
1:51am Moon leaves the Earth's penumbra (Alt=30, Az=195)

Date: Sunday, 5/15/2022

Time: 8:00 PM - 11:59 PM Central

Location: Jefferson College Observatory, 9873 Farm Road, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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  • Sunset Image
    Sunset: 8:08 PM
  • Waxing Gibbous
    Moon
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