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Eclipses in Saint John's, Antigua and Barbuda

May 26, 2021 at 5:30 am
Near max in Saint John's
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Saint John's
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:47 am
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 5:31 am -0.222 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 5:33 am
Duration: 46 minutes
Location

May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Saint John's

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Saint John's. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (AST) for Saint John's.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
4:47 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 245°
9.0°
5:31 am Wed, May 26
Maximum in Saint John's This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Saint John's. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Saint John's because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-southwest 248°
0.2°
5:33 am Wed, May 26SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-southwest 248°
-0.2°
5:44 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 249°
-2.7°
7:11 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 253°
-22.1°
7:18 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 254°
-23.7°
7:25 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 254°
-25.3°
8:52 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 257°
-44.3°
9:49 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 257°
-57.0°

The curvature of the shadow's path and the apparent rotation of the Moon's disk is due to the Earth's rotation.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Saint John's, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Saint John's

Eclipse Visibility From Saint John'sVisibility Worldwide
May 26, 2021 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jun 10, 2021 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Africa, Much of North America, Atlantic, Arctic
Nov 19, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
May 15–16, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 8, 2022 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

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