Lunar eclipses

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Total lunar eclipse 2022: when, where and what to look out for
The moon passes through the shadow of the Earth next weekend, begins at 0232 BST on 16 May

Stuart Clark

09, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Moonrise magic: why Friday’s lunar eclipse offers an unusual twilight show for most of Australia
This will be the longest partial eclipse of the 21st century, lasting three hours and 28 minutes

Tanya Hill for the Conversation

19, Nov, 2021 @1:20 AM

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‘Blood micromoon’: New Zealand to enjoy partial lunar eclipse not seen for 800 years
Stargazers will be able to see longest partial eclipse visible from New Zealand since 1212

Eva Corlett in Wellington

18, Nov, 2021 @12:42 AM

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Starwatch: an ‘almost total’ eclipse of the moon
People in the Americas and Pacific best placed to view lunar event from start to finish

Stuart Clark

15, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Spacewatch: total lunar eclipse and largest supermoon of the year
Although the full supermoon will be easily seen from Europe and Africa, sadly the eclipse will not be

Stuart Clark

24, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Lunar eclipse 2019: from Australia to UK, stargazers enjoy bright side of the moon
Photographers from Sydney to Brasilia capture July’s stunning partial lunar eclipse

Naaman Zhou

17, Jul, 2019 @2:38 AM

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Starwatch: Earth's shadow takes a bite out of the moon
Most of us will get a chance this week to see a partial lunar eclipse. Though not if you live in North America, Greenland or northern Russia

Stuart Clark

14, Jul, 2019 @8:30 PM

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Super blood wolf moon: stargazers battle cold and clouds to view lunar eclipse
Thousands have endured sub-zero temperatures in US and parts of Europe to see rare celestial event

Guardian staff and agencies

21, Jan, 2019 @8:14 AM

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Super blood wolf moon: rare total lunar eclipse to appear in skies
Last blood moon for two years will combine with a supermoon to create unusual celestial phenomenon

Guardian staff and agencies

20, Jan, 2019 @3:24 PM

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Starwatch: total eclipse of a supermoon
The first supermoon of the year will be on show later this week, with a total eclipse thrown in for good measure

Stuart Clark

13, Jan, 2019 @9:30 PM

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Space stations, dark rituals and chorizo: the blood moon, as seen on social media
The lunar eclipse captivated stargazers across the world, generating countless photos and a decent dose of humour

Patrick Lum

28, Jul, 2018 @9:30 AM

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Blood moon 2018: the lunar eclipse – as it happened
Tracking the eclipse from Australia, India, the Middle East, east Africa and Europe

Jessica McKay

27, Jul, 2018 @10:25 PM

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