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

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 11:18 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Tauranga: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 8:47 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 11:18 PM

Ends: Thu, May 27, 2021 at 1:49 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes

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

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Tauranga. 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
9:44 PM May 2611:18 PM May 2612:52 AM May 27
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Local times for eclipse in Tauranga on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in TaurangaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 8:47 PM82°East43.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 9:44 PM71°East-northeast53.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 11:11 PM42°Northeast68.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 11:18 PM39°Northeast69.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 11:25 PM34°Northeast69.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 27 at 12:52 AM333°North-northwest71.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 27 at 1:49 AM304°Northwest64.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Tauranga (NZST – New Zealand Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Tauranga

Eclipse Visibility from TaurangaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 30 / Dec 1LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
Total
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
Partial
2022May 16LunarPartial
Total
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
Total
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
Total
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
Total
2025Sep 22SolarPartial
Partial
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2026Aug 28LunarPenumbral
Partial
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
Total
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
Total
2029Jun 26LunarPartial
Total
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