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Flag for Chile May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — La Serena, Chile

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 8:18 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


La Serena: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 5:47 AM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 8:18 AM

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


Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes

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May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — La Serena

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in La Serena. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:44 AM May 268:18 AM May 268:31 AM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in La Serena on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in La SerenaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 5:47 AM264°West32.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 6:44 AM258°West-southwest20.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 8:11 AM248°West-southwest3.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 8:18 AM248°West-southwest2.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 8:25 AM247°West-southwest0.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetMay 26 at 8:31 AM246°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 9:52 AM235°Southwest15.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 10:49 AM226°Southwest24.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for La Serena (CLT – Chile Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in La Serena

Eclipse Visibility from La SerenaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Dec 14SolarPartial
Total
2021May 26LunarTotal
Total
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
Partial
2022Apr 30SolarPartial
Partial
2022May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
Total
2022Nov 8LunarPartial
Total
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
Annular
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Sep 17 / Sep 18LunarPartial
Partial
2024Oct 2SolarPartial
Annular
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
Total
2026Mar 3LunarPartial
Total
2026Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 6SolarPartial
Annular
2027Feb 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jan 11 / Jan 12LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2029Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 20LunarPartial
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in La Serena, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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