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Eclipses in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada

May 26, 2021 at 3:40 am
Max View in Inuvik
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Inuvik
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 2:47 am
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 3:40 am -0.072 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:00 am
Duration: 1 hour, 13 minutes
Location

May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Inuvik

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

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 180°
0.7°
3:40 am Wed, May 26
Maximum in Inuvik This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Inuvik. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Inuvik 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 192°
0.2°
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 193°
0.1°
4:00 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 196°
-0.2°
5:11 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction South-southwest 212°
-3.4°
5:18 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction Southwest 213°
-3.9°
5:25 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 215°
-4.4°
6:52 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 234°
-10.0°
7:49 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 246°
-14.5°

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

Eclipse Visibility From InuvikVisibility Worldwide
May 26, 2021 Penumbral 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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