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Flag for Australia May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Hedland, Western Australia, Australia

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 7:18 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Port Hedland: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:47 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 7:18 PM

Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 9:49 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes


May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Hedland

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Port Hedland. 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
5:44 PM May 267:18 PM May 268:52 PM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Port Hedland on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in Port HedlandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 4:47 PM115°East-southeast8.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 26 at 5:28 PM112°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 5:44 PM110°East-southeast3.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 7:11 PM105°East-southeast21.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 7:18 PM104°East-southeast23.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 7:25 PM104°East-southeast24.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 8:52 PM100°East44.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 9:49 PM98°East57.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Port Hedland (AWST – Australian Western Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Port Hedland

Eclipse Visibility from Port HedlandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 5 / May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPartial
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Mar 3LunarTotal
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
2028 / 2029Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Dec 21LunarPartial
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