View at EarthSky Community Photos. | Shaun Tarpley in League City, Texas, captured an incredibly vibrant shot of last night’s lunar eclipse on May 15, 2022. He wrote: “This image was taken from my backyard. The iOptron Skyguider Pro allowed me to take this 13 second image at roughly 700mm to bring out the detail in the moon and sky.” Vibrant, indeed. Thank you, Shaun! See more lunar eclipse photos below, too. Lunar eclipse photos: May 15-16, 2022
The May 15-16, 2022, total eclipse of the moon is over. Now, check out these lunar eclipse photos! Or, you can
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View at EarthSky Community Photos. | Shane Vigil in Longmont, Colorado, shared this image from May 15, 2022. Shane wrote: “Lake Mackintosh, Longmont, Colorado. This is a composite photo image of myself and my wife enjoying the eclipse. All of the photos were taken the same evening with 2 cameras. Also, special thanks to my friend Shannon for helping capture my wife and me so well!” Thank you, Shane!
View at EarthSky Community Photos. | Sergio Garcia Rill captured these lunar eclipse images on May 15-16, 2022, over the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. He wrote: “I took individual images at 850mm of the phases of the moon. Then, I later resized them, and re-arranged and overlaid with an HDR processed image of the monument.” Thank you, Sergio!
View at EarthSky Community Photos. | Michael Hoag in Eastern Kansas created this stunning composite of the lunar eclipse on May 15, 2022. He wrote: “A composite of several photos. Nice seeing conditions for the eclipse. (The) front moved through dropping the humidity and clearing the skies.” Thank you, Michael! View at EarthSky Community Photos
Jelieta Walinski Ph.D
in Lake La Salle State Park, Minnesota, captured this beautiful view of last night’s lunar eclipse on May 15, 2022. Jelieta wrote: “This is single exposure of the total lunar eclipse or Super Flower Blood Moon. Captured at Lake La Salle State Park, Minnesota, with 3 stars aligned.” Thank you, Jelieta!
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View at EarthSky Community Photos. | Bob Faulkner in Cudahy, Wisconsin, must be located near an airport. Indeed, he caught these jet trails in front of the eclipsed moon, just as totality was about to begin. Thank you, Bob!
View at EarthSky Community Photos. | Alexander Krivenyshev in Manhattan, New York, captured several great close-ups of last night’s lunar eclipse over the Big Apple. Alexander wrote: “Despite a lot of clouds tonight, a total lunar eclipse as seen over New York City.” Great close-ups, to be sure. Thank you, Alexander!
View at EarthSky Community Photos. | Steven B in Studio City, California, captured this beautiful shot of last night’s lunar eclipse suspended behind a palm. Steven wrote: “Moon (lunar) eclipse a few minutes minutes before beginning of totality from Ventura Boulevard in Studio City, California.” Thank you, Steven! And a few more photos
View at EarthSky Community Photos. | Chix RC in Palos Verdes, California, captured this stunning image of last night’s lunar eclipse over the California coastline. Chix wrote: “I was but one of the many who came to this spot to view tonight’s lunar eclipse … a Moon lover’s delight!” A moon lover’s delight, to be sure! Thank you, Chix!
View at EarthSky Community Photos. | Andy Bentley in Mountain View, California, captured this image and wrote: “Tail end of Flower Moon eclipse.” Thank you, Andy! Time lapse of the eclipse
If you’ve ever wondered how much a full moon adds extra light to the night sky, wonder no more. For example, this time lapse from the
Gemini South Observatory shows that as the moon became totally eclipsed on the evening of May 15, the stars and Milky Way appeared.
Bottom line: The May 15-16, 2022, total eclipse of the moon is over. Now, check out these beautiful lunar eclipse photos, and see more at
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