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May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Brisbane, Qld, Australia

May 26, 2021 at 9:18 pm
Max View in Brisbane, Queensland
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse in Brisbane, Queensland
Began: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:47 pm
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 9:18 pm 1.009 Magnitude
Ended: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 11:49 pm
Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.

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May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Brisbane

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looked like in Brisbane. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times were local time (AEST) for Brisbane. This calculation uses a Delta T value of 69.4 seconds.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
6:47 pm Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-southeast 101°
23.0°
7:45 pm Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East 96°
35.2°
9:11 pm Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East 87°
53.8°
9:18 pm Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East 86°
55.4°
9:25 pm Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 85°
56.9°
10:52 pm Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-northeast 66°
75.3°
11:49 pm Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction North
83.6°

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


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Eclipse Visibility From BrisbaneVisibility Worldwide
Oct 29, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Sep 8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3–4, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse

Note: Click on the date link for details in Brisbane, or the path map image for global details.

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