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Flag for Barbados May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bridgetown, Barbados

Max view in Bridgetown
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 5:20 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Bridgetown: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 5:20 AM

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


Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes

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May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bridgetown

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Bridgetown, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
4:47 AM May 265:20 AM May 265:29 AM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Bridgetown on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in BridgetownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 4:47 AM246°West-southwest8.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in BridgetownMay 26 at 5:20 AM248°West-southwest1.8°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Bridgetown would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetMay 26 at 5:29 AM249°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 5:44 AM250°West-southwest2.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 7:11 AM253°West-southwest23.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 7:18 AM253°West-southwest24.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 7:25 AM253°West-southwest26.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 8:52 AM253°West-southwest45.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 9:49 AM251°West-southwest57.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Bridgetown (AST – Atlantic Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Bridgetown

Eclipse Visibility from BridgetownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jul 4 / Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26LunarPenumbral
Total
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
Partial
2022May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
Total
2022Nov 8LunarPartial
Total
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
Annular
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Sep 17 / Sep 18LunarPartial
Partial
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
Total
2026Mar 3LunarPartial
Total
2026Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jan 11 / Jan 12LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2029Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 20LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Bridgetown, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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