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Eclipses in South Pole, Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott station)

May 26, 2021 at 11:18 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in South Pole
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 8:47 pm
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 11:18 pm 1.009 Magnitude
Ends: Thu, May 27, 2021 at 1:49 am
Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes
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May 26–27, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — South Pole

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
8:47 pm Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West 269°
19.4°
9:44 pm Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West 269°
19.6°
11:11 pm Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction West 269°
19.8°
11:18 pm Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West 269°
19.8°
11:25 pm Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction West 269°
19.8°
12:52 am Thu, May 27
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 90°
20.1°
1:49 am Thu, May 27
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East 90°
20.2°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in South Pole

Eclipse Visibility From South PoleVisibility Worldwide
May 26–27, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, 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
May 6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 15, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, East in Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica

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

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