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Eclipses in El Calafate, Santa Cruz, Argentina

May 26, 2021 at 8:18 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in El Calafate
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 5:47 am
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 8:18 am 1.009 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 9:38 am
Duration: 3 hours, 51 minutes
Location

May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — El Calafate

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
5:47 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West 278°
32.5°
6:44 am Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West 267°
23.9°
8:11 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction West-southwest 251°
11.0°
8:18 am Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West-southwest 250°
10.0°
8:25 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 249°
9.0°
9:38 am Wed, May 26SettingMoonset SettingMap direction Southwest 236°
-0.2°
9:52 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 233°
-1.6°
10:49 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 222°
-8.9°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in El Calafate

Eclipse Visibility From El CalafateVisibility Worldwide
May 26, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
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
Apr 30, 2022 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse South/West South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica
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 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

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

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