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Eclipses in Rarotonga, Cook Islands

May 26, 2021 at 1:18 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Rarotonga
Begins: Tue, May 25, 2021 at 10:47 pm
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 1:18 am 1.009 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 3:49 am
Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes
Location

May 25–26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Rarotonga

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
10:47 pm Tue, May 25
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East 92°
65.5°
11:44 pm Tue, May 25
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East 88°
78.6°
1:11 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction West 272°
81.7°
1:18 am Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West 270°
80.0°
1:25 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction West 270°
78.4°
2:52 am Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction West 264°
58.8°
3:49 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West 261°
45.9°

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Rarotonga. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Rarotonga

Eclipse Visibility From RarotongaVisibility Worldwide
May 25–26, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
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 7–8, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
May 5, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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

All eclipses 1900-2199