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Eclipses in Launceston, Tas, Australia

May 26, 2021 at 9:18 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Launceston
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:47 pm
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 9:18 pm 1.009 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 11:49 pm
Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes
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May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Launceston

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
6:47 pm Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East 98°
20.6°
7:44 pm Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East 90°
31.0°
9:11 pm Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East-northeast 74°
46.7°
9:18 pm Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East-northeast 73°
48.0°
9:25 pm Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-northeast 71°
49.2°
10:52 pm Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction Northeast 45°
63.0°
11:49 pm Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction North-northeast 16°
68.7°

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 Launceston. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Launceston

Eclipse Visibility From LauncestonVisibility 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
Dec 4, 2021 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in Australia, South in Africa, South in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
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

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

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