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Eclipse visible in La Serena – 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.

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from La Serena. As the central part of the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a partial lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.

The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the May 26, 2021 Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in La Serena 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 La SerenaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMay 26 at 4:49 AM264°West31.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsMay 26 at 5:50 AM257°West-southwest19.0° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 7:19 AM247°West-southwest1.7° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetMay 26 at 7:29 AM246°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 8:48 AM236°Southwest14.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 9:49 AM225°Southwest24.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for La Serena (CLT - Chile Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in La Serena

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
La Serena
Looks like in
La Serena
Path of the eclipse
Mar 23, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 26, 2017SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 15, 2018SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27, 2018LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 20 / Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 2, 2019SolarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4 / Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 30, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 2020SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 30, 2022SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 15 / May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2022LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 14, 2023SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17 / Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 2, 2024SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 2026LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 27 / Aug 28, 2026LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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