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2022 Total Lunar Eclipse

When: Sunday, May 15, 2022
9:00 PM - 11:45 PM Central

Where: Segal Visitors Center, top floor of Lot 211 South Campus Parking Garage, 1841 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: CIERA Astrophysics   (847) 491-8646

Group: CIERA - Special Public Events

Category: Other


Join Northwestern astronomers in watching the Moon pass through Earth's shadow with telescopes!

-- Partial eclipse starts at 9:30pm, with totality from 10:30pm to midnight.

-- This is an outdoor event, weather permitting. Warm clothes recommended.

-- Parking on the lower levels of the garage, or in the adjacent NU Lakeside Parking Structure, is unrestricted during event hours.

-- No registration required. Free and open to the public.

-- This is a joint event with the Dearborn Observatory.

The next total lunar eclipse will occur in November 2022 from about 4:15am to 5:40am.


Image Credit: U.S. Air Force photo illustration/Osakabe Yasuo

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