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Eclipse visible in Ottawa – 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 Ottawa 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 OttawaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMay 26 at 4:49 AM234°Southwest4.4° 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 Southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in OttawaMay 26 at 5:19 AM239°West-southwest0.4° 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 Ottawa 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 5:22 AM240°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsMay 26 at 5:50 AM244°West-southwest3.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 7:19 AM258°West-southwest19.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 8:48 AM273°West34.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 9:49 AM285°West-northwest44.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Ottawa (EDT - Eastern Daylight Time).

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Ottawa
Looks like in
Ottawa
Path of the eclipse
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Aug 21, 2017SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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May 26, 2021LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 10, 2021SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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May 15 / May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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