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Flag for Chile May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Punta Arenas, Chile

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 8:18 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Punta Arenas: 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


May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Punta Arenas

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Punta Arenas. 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 269:44 AM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Punta Arenas on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in Punta ArenasDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 5:47:39 AM279°West31.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 6:44:58 AM268°West23.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 8:11:26 AM251°West-southwest11.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 8:18:42 AM250°West-southwest10.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 8:25:54 AM249°West-southwest9.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetMay 26 at 9:44:10 AM234°Southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 9:52:23 AM232°Southwest0.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 10:49:44 AM221°Southwest7.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Punta Arenas (CLT – Chile Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Punta Arenas

Eclipse Visibility from Punta ArenasVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jun 5LunarPenumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2020Dec 14SolarPartial
2021May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Apr 30SolarPartial
2022May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2022Nov 8LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Sep 17 / Sep 18LunarPartial
2024Oct 2SolarPartial
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2026Feb 17SolarPartial
2026Mar 3LunarPartial
2026Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Feb 6SolarPartial
2027Feb 20LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11 / Jan 12LunarPartial
2029Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarTotal
2029Jul 11SolarPartial
2029Dec 5SolarPartial
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