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Flag for U.S.A. May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Wake Island, Wake Island, U.S.A.

Max view in Wake Island
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 11:19 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Wake Island: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 8:47 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 11:19 PM

Ends: Thu, May 27, 2021 at 1:49 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes

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May 26, 2021 – May 27, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Wake Island

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Wake Island, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
9:44 PM May 2611:19 PM May 2612:52 AM May 27
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Local times for eclipse in Wake Island on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in Wake IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 8:47 PM121°East-southeast19.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 9:44 PM129°Southeast29.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 11:11 PM148°South-southeast42.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 11:18 PM150°South-southeast43.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 26 at 11:25 PM152°South-southeast44.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 27 at 12:52 AM180°South49.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 27 at 1:49 AM199°South-southwest46.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Wake Island (WAKT – Wake Time).

Eclipses visible in Wake Island

Eclipse Visibility from Wake IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
Annular
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarPartial
Total
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
Partial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
Total
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPenumbral
Partial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
Total
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
Total
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
Partial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
Total
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