Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

Flag for Australia May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

Max view in Alice Springs
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 8:49 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Alice Springs: Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

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

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

Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes


May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Alice Springs

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Alice Springs, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Add Eclipse to Calendar

Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
7:14 PM May 268:49 PM May 2610:22 PM May 26
Expand for more details on eclipse events and times

Local times for eclipse in Alice Springs on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in Alice SpringsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 6:17 PM109°East-southeast5.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 7:14 PM105°East-southeast17.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 8:41 PM99°East36.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 8:48 PM98°East38.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 8:55 PM98°East39.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 10:22 PM92°East58.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 11:19 PM86°East71.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Alice Springs (ACST – Australian Central Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Alice Springs

Eclipse Visibility from Alice SpringsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarPartial
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPartial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Mar 3LunarTotal
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
2028 / 2029Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Dec 21LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Alice Springs, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100