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Eclipses in Fort Nelson, British Columbia, Canada

May 26, 2021 at 4:18 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Fort Nelson
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 1:47 am
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:18 am 1.009 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:31 am
Duration: 2 hours, 44 minutes
Location

May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Fort Nelson

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
1:47 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction South 190°
9.4°
2:44 am Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Map direction South-southwest 203°
7.2°
4:11 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction Southwest 222°
1.3°
4:18 am Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction Southwest 223°
0.8°
4:25 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.
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 Southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction Southwest 225°
0.2°
4:31 am Wed, May 26SettingMoonset SettingMap direction Southwest 226°
-0.2°
5:52 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 242°
-9.1°
6:49 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 253°
-15.8°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Fort Nelson

Eclipse Visibility From Fort NelsonVisibility Worldwide
May 26, 2021 Total 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
May 15, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
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

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