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Flag for U.S.A. May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Arden-Arcade, California, U.S.A.

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 4:18 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Arden-Arcade: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 1:47 AM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:18 AM

Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:49 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes


May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Arden-Arcade

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Arden-Arcade. 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
2:44 AM May 264:18 AM May 265:52 AM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Arden-Arcade on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in Arden-ArcadeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 1:47:39 AM194°South-southwest29.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 2:44:58 AM208°South-southwest25.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 4:11:26 AM226°Southwest15.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 4:18:42 AM227°Southwest14.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 4:25:54 AM228°Southwest13.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 5:52:23 AM242°West-southwest0.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMay 26 at 5:52:58 AM242°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 6:49:44 AM250°West-southwest10.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Arden-Arcade (PDT – Pacific Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Arden-Arcade

Eclipse Visibility from Arden-ArcadeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jul 4LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
2022May 15LunarTotal
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
2024Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
2024Sep 17LunarPartial
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
2026Mar 3LunarTotal
2026Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarPartial
2029Jan 14SolarPartial
2029Jun 25LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Arden-Arcade, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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