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Flag for French Polynesia May 25, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Taiohae, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 1:48 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Taiohae: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, May 25, 2021 at 11:17 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 1:48 AM

Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:19 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes


May 25, 2021 – May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Taiohae

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Taiohae. 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
12:14 AM May 261:48 AM May 263:22 AM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Taiohae on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in TaiohaeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 25 at 11:17:39 PM156°South-southeast77.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 12:14:58 AM214°Southwest75.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 1:41:26 AM244°West-southwest59.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 1:48:42 AM245°West-southwest57.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 1:55:54 AM246°West-southwest56.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 3:22:23 AM250°West-southwest36.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 4:19:44 AM251°West-southwest23.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Taiohae (MART – Marquesas Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Taiohae

Eclipse Visibility From TaiohaeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jul 4LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2020Dec 14SolarPartial
2021May 25 / May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
2022May 15LunarTotal
2022Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
2024Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2024Oct 2SolarPartial
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
2026Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
2026Aug 27LunarPartial
2027Aug 16LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarPenumbral
2029Jun 25LunarTotal
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