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Flag for Northern Mariana Islands May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 9:18 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Saipan: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:47 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 9:18 PM

Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 11:49 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes


May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Saipan

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Saipan. 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
7:44 PM May 269:18 PM May 2610:52 PM May 26
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Local times for eclipse in Saipan on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in SaipanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 6:47:39 PM112°East-southeast2.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 7:44:58 PM117°East-southeast14.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 9:11:26 PM127°Southeast31.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 9:18:42 PM129°Southeast33.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 9:25:54 PM130°Southeast34.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 26 at 10:52:23 PM149°South-southeast47.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 11:49:44 PM168°South-southeast52.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Saipan (ChST – Chamorro Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Saipan

Eclipse Visibility From SaipanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPartial
2025Mar 14LunarPartial
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Dec 21LunarPenumbral
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