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Flag for Laos May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Pakse, Laos (Pakxe)

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 6:22 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Pakse: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 3:47 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:22 PM

Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 8:49 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes


May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Pakse

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Pakse. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:18 PM May 266:22 PM May 267:52 PM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Pakse on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in PakseDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 3:47 PM105°East-southeast33.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 4:44 PM107°East-southeast21.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 6:11 PM111°East-southeast1.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 6:18 PM112°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 26 at 6:18 PM112°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in PakseMay 26 at 6:22 PM112°East-southeast0.8°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Pakse would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 6:25 PM112°East-southeast1.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 7:52 PM120°East-southeast19.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 8:49 PM127°Southeast30.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Pakse (ICT – Indochina Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Pakse

Eclipse Visibility from PakseVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 5 / May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPartial
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Mar 3LunarTotal
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
2028 / 2029Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Dec 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Pakse, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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