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Lunar Eclipse In May's

On the night of May 15-16,

 the attention of millions of people will be drawn skyward the moon will be completely immersed in the long, tapering cone of shadow cast into space by our planet.

 If the weather is clear, 

skywatchers across most of the Americas, Europe and Africa will have a view of one of nature's most beautiful spectacles: a total eclipse of the moon. 

Unlike a total eclipse of the sun

which often requires a long journey to the path of totality, eclipses of the moon can usually be observed from your own backyard.

Unlike a total eclipse of the sun, 

which often requires a long journey to the path of totality, eclipses of the moon can usually be observed from your own backyard.

The totality phase of the

 upcoming total lunar eclipse of May 2022 will be visible across much of North America, all of South America, Central and Western Europe, and much of Africa 

Unlike a solar eclipse,

which necessitates special viewing precautions to prevent eye damage, a lunar eclipse is perfectly safe to watch.

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