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Eclipses in Adelaide, SA, Australia

May 26, 2021 at 8:48 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Adelaide
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:17 pm
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 8:48 pm 1.009 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 11:19 pm
Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes
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May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adelaide

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
6:17 pm Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-southeast 105°
12.6°
7:14 pm Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East 98°
23.7°
8:41 pm Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East 87°
41.0°
8:48 pm Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East 86°
42.4°
8:55 pm Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 85°
43.9°
10:22 pm Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-northeast 68°
60.8°
11:19 pm Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Northeast 47°
70.7°

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

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Adelaide

Eclipse Visibility From AdelaideVisibility 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
Nov 8–9, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Apr 20, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 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 Adelaide, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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