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Flag for Mexico May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 6:18 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Mexico City: Total Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:18 AM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes


May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mexico City

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Mexico City. 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 partialMaxMoonset
4:44 AM May 266:18 AM May 267:03 AM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Mexico City on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in Mexico CityDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 3:47:39 AM223°Southwest36.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 4:44:58 AM233°Southwest27.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 6:11:26 AM243°West-southwest10.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 6:18:42 AM244°West-southwest8.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 6:25:54 AM245°West-southwest7.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetMay 26 at 7:03:02 AM248°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 7:52:23 AM251°West-southwest11.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 8:49:44 AM254°West-southwest23.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Mexico City (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Mexico City

Eclipse Visibility from Mexico CityVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jul 4 / Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2022May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
2024Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
2024Sep 17LunarPartial
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
2026Mar 3LunarTotal
2026Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11 / Jan 12LunarPartial
2028Jan 26SolarPartial
2029Jan 14SolarPartial
2029Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarTotal
2029Dec 20LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mexico City, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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