May 26, 2021 Partial Lunar Eclipse
What this lunar eclipse looks like
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Where to see the eclipse
Continents seeing at least some parts of the eclipse:
- South/East Asia
- South/West North America
- Much of South America
- Indian Ocean
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Singapore, Singapore
- Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Lima, Lima, Peru
- Jakarta, Jakarta Special Capital Region, Indonesia
- Manila, Philippines
- Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
- Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Santiago, Chile
- Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- Seoul, South Korea
- Hong Kong, Hong Kong
- Tokyo, Japan
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China
- Guatemala, Guatemala
- Taipei, Taiwan
- Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
- Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China
- Hanoi, Vietnam
When the eclipse happens worldwideLunar eclipses look approximately the same all over the world and happen at the same time.
The times displayed might be a minute or two off actual times.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Seattle*||Visible in Seattle|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||May 26 at 8:49 AM||May 26 at 1:49 AM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse begins||May 26 at 9:50 AM||May 26 at 2:50 AM||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||May 26 at 11:19 AM||May 26 at 4:19 AM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse ends||May 26 at 12:48 PM||May 26 at 5:48 AM||No, below horizon|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||May 26 at 1:49 PM||May 26 at 6:49 AM||No, below horizon|
* The Moon is below the horizon in Seattle some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.