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Flag for Wallis and Futuna May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 11:18 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Mata-Utu: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 8:47 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 11:18 PM

Ends: Thu, May 27, 2021 at 1:49 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes


May 26, 2021 – May 27, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mata-Utu

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Mata-Utu. 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 partialMaxEnd of partial
9:44 PM May 2611:18 PM May 2612:52 AM May 27
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Local times for eclipse in Mata-Utu on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in Mata-UtuDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 8:47:39 PM106°East-southeast48.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 9:44:58 PM109°East-southeast61.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 11:11:26 PM136°Southeast79.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 11:18:42 PM144°Southeast80.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 11:25:54 PM152°South-southeast81.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 27 at 12:52:23 AM242°West-southwest72.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 27 at 1:49:44 AM251°West-southwest59.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mata-Utu (WFT – Wallis and Futuna Time).

Eclipses visible in Mata-Utu

Eclipse Visibility from Mata-UtuVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
2022May 16LunarPartial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Oct 3SolarPartial
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2025Sep 22SolarPartial
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Jul 19LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
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