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Flag for Brazil May 26, 2021 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil

Max view in Brasilia
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 6:22 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Brasilia: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 5:49 AM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:22 AM

Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 10:49 AM


Duration: 5 hours

Location

May 26, 2021 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Brasilia

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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.

More about the May 26, 2021 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
5:49 AM May 266:22 AM May 266:25 AM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Brasilia on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in BrasiliaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 5:49 AM251°West-southwest7.3°
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 BrasiliaMay 26 at 6:22 AM249°West-southwest0.6°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Brasilia would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMay 26 at 6:25 AM249°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 6:50 AM247°West-southwest5.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 8:19 AM239°West-southwest24.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 9:48 AM225°Southwest39.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 10:49 AM210°South-southwest48.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Brasilia (BRT – Brasília Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Brasilia

Eclipse Visibility from BrasiliaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jun 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Dec 14SolarPartial
Total
2021May 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
Partial
2022May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
Total
2022Nov 8LunarPenumbral
Total
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
Annular
2023Oct 28LunarPenumbral
Partial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Sep 17 / Sep 18LunarPartial
Partial
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
Total
2026Mar 3LunarPenumbral
Total
2026Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 6SolarPartial
Annular
2027Feb 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2029Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 20LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Brasilia, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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