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Flag for Australia May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 8:48 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Adelaide: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:17 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 8:48 PM

Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 11:19 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes


May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adelaide

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Adelaide. 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
7:14 PM May 268:48 PM May 2610:22 PM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Adelaide on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in AdelaideDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 6:17 PM105°East-southeast12.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 7:14 PM98°East24.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 8:41 PM87°East41.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 8:48 PM86°East42.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 8:55 PM85°East44.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 10:22 PM68°East-northeast61.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 11:19 PM47°Northeast70.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Adelaide (ACST – Australian Central Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Adelaide

Eclipse Visibility from AdelaideVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPartial
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
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