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Eclipse visible in Trincomalee – May 26, 2021 Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the May 26, 2021 Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Trincomalee on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in TrincomaleeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMay 26 at 2:19 PM113°East-southeast53.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsMay 26 at 3:20 PM110°East-southeast40.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 4:49 PM109°East-southeast20.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 6:18 PM111°East-southeast0.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 26 at 6:20 PM111°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in TrincomaleeMay 26 at 6:22 PM111°East-southeast0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Trincomalee 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.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 7:19 PM114°East-southeast12.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Trincomalee (IST - India Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Trincomalee

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Trincomalee
Looks like in
Trincomalee
Path of the eclipse
Mar 9, 2016SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16 / Sep 17, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 11, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7 / Aug 8, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27 / Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 26, 2019SolarAnnularAnnularEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10 / Jan 11, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 5 / Jun 6, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 21, 2020SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2021LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 25, 2022SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2022LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 5 / May 6, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28 / Oct 29, 2023LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7 / Sep 8, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 2026LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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