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Eclipse visible in Brasilia – May 26, 2021 Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

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

Local times for eclipse in Brasilia on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in BrasiliaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMay 26 at 5:49 AM251°West-southwest7.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe 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° Eclipse as seen from earthThe 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

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.

Times are local for Brasilia (BRT - Brasília time).

Other eclipses visible in Brasilia

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Brasilia
Looks like in
Brasilia
Path of the eclipse
Feb 10 / Feb 11, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 26, 2017SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 21, 2017SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 2, 2019SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 30, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 2020SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2021LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 15 / May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2022LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 14, 2023SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2023LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17 / Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 2026LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 27 / Aug 28, 2026LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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