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Eclipses in Macaé, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

May 26, 2021 at 6:10 am
Near max in Macaé
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Macaé
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 5:47 am
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:11 am -0.544 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:14 am
Duration: 26 minutes
Location

May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Macaé

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
5:47 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 250°
4.8°
6:11 am Wed, May 26
Maximum in Macaé This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Macaé. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Macaé 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°
6:14 am Wed, May 26SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-southwest 247°
-0.2°
6:44 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 244°
-7.1°
8:11 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction Southwest 234°
-23.4°
8:18 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction Southwest 233°
-24.7°
8:25 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 232°
-26.0°
9:52 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 215°
-39.0°
10:49 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction South-southwest 199°
-44.7°

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Macaé, 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 Macaé

Eclipse Visibility From MacaéVisibility Worldwide
May 26, 2021 Penumbral 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
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
Oct 14, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Oct 28, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

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

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