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Flag for Australia May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 10:18 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Macquarie Island: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 7:47 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 10:18 PM

Ends: Thu, May 27, 2021 at 12:49 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes


May 26, 2021 – May 27, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Macquarie Island

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Macquarie Island. 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
8:44 PM May 2610:18 PM May 2611:52 PM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Macquarie Island on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in Macquarie IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 7:47:39 PM84°East28.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 8:44:58 PM71°East-northeast36.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 10:11:26 PM49°Northeast47.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 10:18:42 PM47°Northeast48.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 10:25:54 PM45°Northeast49.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 11:52:23 PM14°North-northeast55.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 27 at 12:49:44 AM351°North55.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Macquarie Island (AEDT – Australian Eastern Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Macquarie Island

Eclipse Visibility from Macquarie IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2021Dec 4SolarPartial
2022May 16LunarPartial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 14LunarPartial
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2025Sep 22SolarPartial
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2027Jul 19LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarPenumbral
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