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Flag for Antarctica May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mawson, Antarctica (Mawson Base, Holme Bay)

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 4:18 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Mawson: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 1:47 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:18 PM

Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:49 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes


May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mawson

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Mawson. 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
2:44 PM May 264:18 PM May 265:52 PM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Mawson on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in MawsonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 1:47:39 PM164°South-southeast1.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 26 at 2:34:16 PM154°South-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 2:44:58 PM151°South-southeast0.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to South-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 4:11:26 PM133°Southeast5.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 4:18:42 PM131°Southeast5.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 4:25:54 PM130°Southeast6.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 5:52:23 PM111°East-southeast13.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 6:49:44 PM99°East18.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mawson (MAWT – Mawson Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Mawson.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Mawson

Eclipse Visibility from MawsonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jun 5 / Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
2021Dec 4SolarPartial
2022May 16LunarTotal
2023May 5 / May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
2024Sep 18LunarPenumbral
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Feb 17SolarPartial
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2027Jul 18LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
2029Dec 5SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mawson, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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