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Flag for Canada May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kugluktuk, Nunavut, Canada

Max view in Kugluktuk
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 2:52 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Kugluktuk: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 2:47 AM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 2:52 AM

Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 7:49 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes

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May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kugluktuk

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Kugluktuk, 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.

More about the May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
2:47 AM May 262:52 AM May 262:57 AM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Kugluktuk on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in KugluktukDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 2:47 AM198°South-southwest0.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
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 South-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximal Eclipse visible in KugluktukMay 26 at 2:52 AM199°South-southwest0.1°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Kugluktuk 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 South-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMay 26 at 2:57 AM200°South-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 3:44 AM210°South-southwest1.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 5:11 AM229°Southwest7.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 5:18 AM231°Southwest8.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 5:25 AM232°Southwest8.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 6:52 AM251°West-southwest15.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 7:49 AM263°West21.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Kugluktuk (MDT – Mountain Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Kugluktuk

Eclipse Visibility from KugluktukVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26LunarPenumbral
Total
2021Jun 10SolarPartial
Annular
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
Partial
2022May 15 / May 16LunarPenumbral
Total
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
Annular
2024Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
Total
2024Sep 17LunarPartial
Partial
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
Total
2026Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
Total
2026Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2027Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPartial
Partial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
Total
2029Jun 11SolarPartial
Partial
2029Dec 20LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kugluktuk, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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