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Flag for French Southern Territories May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Amsterdam Island, French Southern Territories (Île Amsterdam)

Max view in Amsterdam Island
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 4:50 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Amsterdam Island: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 1:47 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:50 PM

Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:49 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes


May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Amsterdam Island

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Amsterdam Island, 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
4:42 PM May 264:50 PM May 265:52 PM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Amsterdam Island on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in Amsterdam IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 1:47:39 PM147°South-southeast25.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 2:44:58 PM136°Southeast18.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 4:11:26 PM121°East-southeast5.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 4:18:42 PM120°East-southeast3.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 4:25:54 PM119°East-southeast2.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 26 at 4:42:21 PM116°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Amsterdam IslandMay 26 at 4:50:39 PM115°East-southeast1.2°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Amsterdam Island would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 5:52:23 PM107°East-southeast12.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 6:49:44 PM99°East22.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Amsterdam Island (TFT – French Southern and Antarctic Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Amsterdam Island

Eclipse Visibility from Amsterdam IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10 / Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 5 / Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarPartial
2022May 16LunarPenumbral
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 5 / May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
2024Sep 18LunarPenumbral
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Feb 17SolarPartial
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2027Jul 18LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
2028 / 2029Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarPartial
2029Dec 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Amsterdam Island, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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