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Flag for Kiribati May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Rawaki, Phoenix Islands, Kiribati

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Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 12:18 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Rawaki: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 9:47 PM

Maximum: Thu, May 27, 2021 at 12:18 AM

Ends: Thu, May 27, 2021 at 2:49 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes


May 26, 2021 – May 27, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Rawaki

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Rawaki. 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
10:44 PM May 2612:18 AM May 271:52 AM May 27
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Local times for eclipse in Rawaki on Thursday, May 27, 2021

EventTime in RawakiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 9:47:39 PM118°East-southeast50.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 10:44:58 PM129°Southeast61.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 27 at 12:11:26 AM173°South72.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 27 at 12:18:42 AM179°South72.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 27 at 12:25:54 AM184°South72.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 27 at 1:52:23 AM229°Southwest62.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 27 at 2:49:44 AM240°West-southwest50.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Rawaki (PHOT – Phoenix Island Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Rawaki

Eclipse Visibility From RawakiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30 / Dec 1LunarPenumbral
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 8LunarPartial
2025Sep 22SolarPartial
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
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