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Flag for China May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Chongqing, Chongqing Municipality, China (Chungking)

Max view in Chongqing
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 7:50 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Chongqing: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:47 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 7:50 PM

Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 9:49 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes

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May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Chongqing

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Chongqing, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
7:44 PM May 267:50 PM May 268:52 PM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Chongqing on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in ChongqingDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 4:47 PM95°East35.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 5:44 PM101°East-southeast24.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 7:11 PM111°East-southeast6.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 7:18 PM111°East-southeast5.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 7:25 PM112°East-southeast2.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 26 at 7:44 PM114°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in ChongqingMay 26 at 7:50 PM115°East-southeast1.0°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Chongqing would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 8:52 PM123°East-southeast11.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 9:49 PM133°Southeast21.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Chongqing (CST – China Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Chongqing

Eclipse Visibility from ChongqingVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
Annular
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26LunarPartial
Total
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
Partial
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2023May 5 / May 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPartial
Partial
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
Total
2026Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
Partial
2028 / 2029Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Chongqing, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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