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Flag for US Minor Outlying Islands May 25, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Midway, US Minor Outlying Islands

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 12:18 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Midway: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, May 25, 2021 at 9:47 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 12:18 AM

Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 2:49 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Midway. 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
10:44 PM May 2512:18 AM May 261:52 AM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Midway on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in MidwayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 25 at 9:47:39 PM134°Southeast25.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 25 at 10:44:58 PM146°South-southeast32.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 12:11:26 AM169°South39.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 12:18:42 AM171°South39.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 12:25:54 AM173°South40.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 1:52:23 AM198°South-southwest37.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 2:49:44 AM213°South-southwest32.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Midway (SST – Samoa Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Midway

Eclipse Visibility From MidwayVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 25 / May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
2023Apr 19SolarPartial
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 13LunarTotal
2025Sep 7LunarPartial
2026Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
2027Aug 16LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 6LunarPenumbral
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
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