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Flag for New Zealand May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Chatham Islands, New Zealand

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Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 12:03 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Chatham Islands: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 9:32 PM

Maximum: Thu, May 27, 2021 at 12:03 AM

Ends: Thu, May 27, 2021 at 2:34 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes


May 26, 2021 – May 27, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Chatham Islands

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Chatham 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
10:29 PM May 2612:03 AM May 271:37 AM May 27
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Local times for eclipse in Chatham Islands on Thursday, May 27, 2021

EventTime in Chatham IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 9:32:39 PM70°East-northeast46.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 10:29:58 PM55°Northeast55.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 11:56:26 PM19°North-northeast65.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 27 at 12:03:42 AM15°North-northeast65.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 27 at 12:10:54 AM11°North66.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 27 at 1:37:23 AM325°Northwest62.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 27 at 2:34:44 AM303°West-northwest55.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Chatham Islands (CHAST – Chatham Island Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Chatham Islands

Eclipse Visibility From Chatham IslandsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30 / Dec 1LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
2022May 16LunarTotal
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2025Sep 22SolarPartial
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarPartial
2029Jun 26LunarPartial
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