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Eclipses in Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna

May 26, 2021 at 11:18 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Mata-Utu
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 8:47 pm
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 11:18 pm 1.009 Magnitude
Ends: Thu, May 27, 2021 at 1:49 am
Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes
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May 26–27, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mata-Utu

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
8:47 pm Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-southeast 105°
48.5°
9:44 pm Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East-southeast 108°
61.5°
11:11 pm Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction Southeast 136°
79.4°
11:18 pm Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Southeast 143°
80.5°
11:25 pm Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southeast 152°
81.4°
12:52 am Thu, May 27
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction West-southwest 241°
72.1°
1:49 am Thu, May 27
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West-southwest 250°
59.5°

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 Mata-Utu. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Mata-Utu

Eclipse Visibility From Mata-UtuVisibility Worldwide
May 26–27, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 19–20, 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 16, 2022 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 8–9, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Apr 20, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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

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