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Eclipses in Aklavik, Northwest Territories, Canada

May 26, 2021 at 3:51 am
Near max in Aklavik
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Aklavik
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 2:47 am
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 3:51 am 0.098 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:10 am
Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes
Location

May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
2:47 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction South 179°
0.9°
3:44 am Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
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 South-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction South-southwest 191°
0.3°
3:51 am Wed, May 26
Maximum in Aklavik This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Aklavik. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Aklavik 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 South-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction South-southwest 193°
0.2°
4:10 am Wed, May 26SettingMoonset Setting, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase makes the Moon so dim before it sets, that it might disappear from view some time before it sets.Map direction South-southwest 197°
-0.2°
5:11 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction South-southwest 211°
-2.6°
5:18 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction South-southwest 212°
-3.4°
5:25 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 214°
-3.9°
6:52 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 232°
-9.5°
7:49 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 245°
-14.0°

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

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Aklavik, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon. Check the weather for Aklavik.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Aklavik

Eclipse Visibility From AklavikVisibility Worldwide
May 26, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jun 10, 2021 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Africa, Much of North America, Atlantic, Arctic
Nov 18–19, 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, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Oct 14, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic

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