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

Max view in Gambier Islands
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 2:18 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Gambier Islands: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Tue, May 25, 2021 at 11:47 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 2:18 AM

Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:49 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes

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May 25, 2021 – May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Gambier Islands

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Gambier Islands. 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
12:44 AM May 262:18 AM May 263:52 AM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Gambier Islands on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in Gambier IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 25 at 11:47 PM17°North-northeast87.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 12:44 AM280°West77.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 2:11 AM268°West58.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 2:18 AM267°West56.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 2:25 AM267°West55.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 3:52 AM260°West36.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 4:49 AM256°West-southwest23.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Gambier Islands (GAMT – Gambier Time).

Eclipses visible in Gambier Islands

Eclipse Visibility from Gambier IslandsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jul 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Dec 14SolarPartial
Total
2021May 25 / May 26LunarTotal
Total
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
Partial
2022May 15LunarTotal
Total
2022Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
Total
2024Sep 17LunarPartial
Partial
2024Oct 2SolarPartial
Annular
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
Total
2025Sep 21SolarPartial
Partial
2026Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
2026Aug 27LunarPartial
Partial
2027Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPartial
Partial
2028Dec 31LunarPenumbral
Total
2029Jun 25LunarTotal
Total
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