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Eclipses in Melbourne Bluff, Heard and McDonald Islands, Australia

May 26, 2021 at 4:18 pm
Max View in Melbourne Bluff

Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Melbourne Bluff

Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:03 pm

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:18 pm 1.009 Magnitude

Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:49 pm

Duration: 2 hours, 46 minutes

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May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Melbourne Bluff

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Melbourne Bluff. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (TFT) for Melbourne Bluff.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
1:47 pm Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction South-southeast 153°
-13.9°
2:44 pm Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction Southeast 141°
-9.3°
4:03 pm Wed, May 26RisingMoonrise Rising, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase will make the moon so dim that it will be extremely difficult to view until moon gets higher in the sky or the total phase ends.Map direction Southeast 125°
-0.2°
4:11 pm Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to Southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction Southeast 124°
0.5°
4:18 pm Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction East-southeast 122°
1.3°
4:25 pm Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction East-southeast 121°
2.1°
5:52 pm Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-southeast 105°
13.5°
6:49 pm Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East 95°
21.8°


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Melbourne Bluff

Eclipse Visibility From Melbourne BluffVisibility Worldwide
May 26, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Dec 4, 2021 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in Australia, South in Africa, South in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 16, 2022 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Apr 20, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 5–6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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