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Eclipses in Kugluktuk, Nunavut, Canada

May 26, 2021 at 2:56 am
Max View in Kugluktuk
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Kugluktuk
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 2:47 am
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 2:56 am -0.792 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 3:05 am
Duration: 18 minutes
Location

May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kugluktuk

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
2:47 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
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 197°
0.3°
2:56 am Wed, May 26
Maximum in Kugluktuk This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Kugluktuk. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Kugluktuk 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 199°
0.0°
3:05 am Wed, May 26SettingMoonset SettingMap direction South-southwest 201°
-0.2°
3:44 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction South-southwest 210°
-1.6°
5:11 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction Southwest 229°
-7.7°
5:18 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction Southwest 230°
-8.3°
5:25 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 232°
-8.8°
6:52 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 250°
-15.8°
7:49 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 262°
-21.0°

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

Eclipse Visibility From KugluktukVisibility 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
May 15–16, 2022 Penumbral 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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