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Flag for Antarctica May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Davis, Antarctica (Davis Base, Vestfold Hills)

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 6:18 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Davis: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 3:47 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:18 PM

Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 8:49 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes


May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Davis

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Davis. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
4:44 PM May 266:18 PM May 267:52 PM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Davis on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in DavisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 3:47:39 PM150°South-southeast1.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 4:44:58 PM138°Southeast4.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 6:11:26 PM119°East-southeast10.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 6:18:42 PM117°East-southeast10.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 6:25:54 PM116°East-southeast11.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 7:52:23 PM97°East18.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 8:49:44 PM85°East24.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Davis (DAVT – Davis Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Davis

Eclipse Visibility from DavisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
2021Dec 4SolarPartial
2022May 16LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 5 / May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPartial
2024Sep 18LunarPenumbral
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Feb 17SolarPartial
2026Aug 28LunarPenumbral
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2027Jul 18LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
2029Dec 5SolarPartial
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