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Eclipses in Mawson, Antarctica (Mawson Base, Holme Bay)

May 26, 2021 at 4:18 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Mawson

Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 2:27 pm

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

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

Duration: 4 hours, 22 minutes

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May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mawson

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
1:47 pm Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction South-southeast 164°
-1.3°
2:27 pm Wed, May 26RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction South-southeast 155°
-0.2°
2:44 pm Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
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 South-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction South-southeast 151°
0.4°
4:11 pm Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Map direction Southeast 132°
5.2°
4:18 pm Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Map direction Southeast 131°
5.7°
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 Southeast.
Map direction Southeast 129°
6.2°
5:52 pm Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-southeast 111°
13.1°
6:49 pm Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East 98°
18.3°

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Mawson. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Mawson

Eclipse Visibility From MawsonVisibility 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 Total 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

Note: Click on the date link for details in Mawson, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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