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Flag for USA May 25, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Hilo, Hawaii, USA

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 1:18 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Hilo: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, May 25, 2021 at 10:47 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 1:18 AM

Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 3:49 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes


May 25, 2021 – May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Hilo

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Hilo. 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
11:44 PM May 251:18 AM May 262:52 AM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Hilo on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in HiloDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 25 at 10:47:39 PM152°South-southeast44.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 25 at 11:44:58 PM170°South48.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 1:11:26 AM199°South-southwest46.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 1:18:42 AM201°South-southwest46.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 1:25:54 AM203°South-southwest45.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 2:52:23 AM224°Southwest34.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 3:49:44 AM234°Southwest24.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Hilo (HAST – Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Hilo

Eclipse Visibility From HiloVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jul 4LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 25 / May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
2022May 15LunarTotal
2022Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
2024Oct 2SolarPartial
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 7LunarPenumbral
2026Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
2026Aug 27LunarPartial
2027Aug 16LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
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