Two lunar and solar eclipses that the world will witness in 2022... When will they be?

طقس العرب GO 2022-04-26 2022-04-26T11:44:37Z
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Two lunar and solar eclipses that the world will witness in 2022... When will they be?

Weather of Arabia - Solar and lunar eclipses are considered important astronomical events that the world awaits every year, and this year (2022) the Earth will witness a total of 4 eclipse and eclipse events, so that the first solar eclipse will occur this year on April 30, 2022, and 15 days later. This year, the first lunar eclipse will occur.

 

 

2022 Solar Eclipse Events

1. Partial solar eclipse on April 30

On Saturday, April 30, 2022, the Earth will witness a partial solar eclipse. This partial solar eclipse can be seen from southern and southwestern South America (parts of Argentina and Chile), parts of Antarctica, and over part of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. It will not be visible from the Arab world, but we can watch the celestial event through the live broadcast cameras that transmit the event from those areas.

 

Eclipse time:

The peak of the eclipse will be on April 30, at 23:41 Mecca time, and at the height of the partial eclipse, the moon’s disk covers about 64% of the sun’s disk, and the partial eclipse will take from its beginning to its end about 4 hours.

 

 

2. Partial solar eclipse on October 25

On Tuesday, October 25, 2022, the Earth will witness the second partial solar eclipse during this year. This partial solar eclipse can be seen in most parts of Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and western parts of Asia, meaning that we can witness the celestial event in some Arab countries.

 

 

The Arab countries that will witness a partial solar eclipse on October 25:

The partial eclipse will be seen in varying proportions from Jordan, Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, Egypt, Sudan and Libya.

 

In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the percentage of the moon’s blocking of the sun will be between 15% in the extreme southwest of the Kingdom (shown on the map in light orange), to 42% in the Hafr Al-Batin region and the border areas with Kuwait (shown on the map in dark orange).

 

Eclipse time:

The solar eclipse will be in the afternoon and afternoon and will last for about two hours, so that the peak of the eclipse will be at 14:00 Mecca Al-Mukarramah time, and you will see the end of the partial eclipse at the last location at 16:02 Mecca Al-Mukarramah time.

 

 

Read also: How does a solar eclipse happen? What is the difference between an annular eclipse and a total or partial eclipse?

 

*useful information: Solar eclipse events are always associated with lunar eclipse events, so that they occur about two weeks before or after a lunar eclipse.

 

 

2022 lunar eclipse events

1. Total lunar eclipse on May 16

The first lunar eclipse of 2022 will occur on May 15-16, and the lunar eclipse will be visible in varying proportions in Southern and Western Europe - Southern and Western Asia - Africa - North America - South America - Pacific Ocean - Atlantic Ocean - Antarctica - Indian Ocean.

 

The total phase of this lunar eclipse will not be visible in most Arab countries, but the eclipse can be observed in the form of a penumbral phase or an incomplete eclipse, so that the moon passes in the semi-shadow of the Earth, and the light of the moon only weakens.

 

 

2. Lunar Eclipse on November 8

The second lunar eclipse will occur on November 8, and the lunar eclipse will be visible in varying proportions in southern and eastern Europe - Asia - Australia - North America - South America - the Pacific Ocean - the Atlantic Ocean - the Indian Ocean.

 

The eclipse can be observed in parts of the Arab countries in the form of a semi-lunar eclipse or an incomplete eclipse, so that the moon passes in the semi-shadow of the earth, and the light of the moon only weakens.

 

 

Read also: The only total solar eclipse of 2021

Read also: Until the end of the year 2030 .. Three solar eclipses await Saudi Arabia, one of which is historical for Jeddah and the southwest of the Kingdom

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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