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Eclipses in Easter Island, Chile (Rapa Nui)

May 26, 2021 at 5:18 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Easter Island
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 2:47 am
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 5:18 am 1.009 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 7:49 am
Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes
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May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Easter Island

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
2:47 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West-northwest 281°
66.0°
3:44 am Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West 272°
53.7°
5:11 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction West 263°
35.2°
5:18 am Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West 262°
33.6°
5:25 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction West 261°
32.1°
6:52 am Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction West-southwest 253°
14.1°
7:49 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 247°
2.7°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Easter Island

Eclipse Visibility From Easter IslandVisibility Worldwide
May 26, 2021 Total 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
Apr 30, 2022 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse South/West South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica
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
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

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

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