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Flag for USA May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 3:18 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Fairbanks: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 12:47 AM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 3:18 AM

Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 5:49 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes


May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Fairbanks

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Fairbanks. 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
1:44 AM May 263:18 AM May 264:05 AM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Fairbanks on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in FairbanksDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 12:47:39 AM167°South-southeast3.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 1:44:58 AM180°South3.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 3:11:26 AM199°South-southwest2.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 3:18:42 AM201°South-southwest2.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 3:25:54 AM203°South-southwest1.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetMay 26 at 4:05:26 AM211°South-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 4:52:23 AM221°Southwest2.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 5:49:44 AM233°Southwest8.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Fairbanks (AKDT – Alaska Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Fairbanks

Eclipse Visibility From FairbanksVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
2021Jun 10SolarPartial
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
2024Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
2026Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
2026Aug 27LunarPartial
2027Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
2029Jun 11SolarPartial
2029Dec 20LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Fairbanks, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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