New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: The first Lunar Eclipse of 2022 is here with people in many parts of the world witnessing the celestial phenomenon on May 16. The occurrence is one of the most beautiful moments to be experienced. Lunar Eclipse occurs when Earth, Sun, and the Moon align in a straight line or come very close to each other due to which the Moon moves into Earth's shadow. Lunar Eclipse is also called as Blood Moon.

People living across North and South America and parts of Europe and Africa will be able to witness the celestial phenomena clearly. This will be the first Lunar Eclipse of the year 2022. The second Lunar Eclipse of the year will take place on November 8, 2022.

When is the Lunar Eclipse 2022?

The first Lunar Eclipse is set to take place on May 16. According to Indian timing, the eclipse will take place at 7:02 am IST on May 16 morning and end at 12:20 in the afternoon. However, people should note, that the Eclipse will not be visible from India.

How to watch Lunar Eclipse 2022?

Since the Lunar Eclipse will be visible from a few parts of the world, it will be a saddening thing for the celestial phenomena lovers. Worry not, we have got you covered. One can easily watch the Lunar Eclipse by visiting the official National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA. The agency will live-stream the event on various platforms including its YouTube Channel.

For the unversed, in Northern Hemisphere, the may full moon is also known as the flower moon sometimes. This year's first eclipse will be called as Super Flower Blood Moon.

Posted By: Mallika Mehzabeen