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Eclipses in Gambier Islands, French Polynesia

May 26, 2021 at 2:18 am
Max View in Gambier Islands
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Gambier Islands
Begins: Tue, May 25, 2021 at 11:47 pm
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 2:18 am 1.009 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:49 am
Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes
Location

May 25–26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Gambier Islands

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
11:47 pm Tue, May 25
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction North-northeast 16°
87.0°
12:44 am Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West 280°
77.6°
2:11 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction West 267°
58.3°
2:18 am Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West 267°
56.7°
2:25 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction West 266°
55.1°
3:52 am Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction West 260°
36.0°
4:49 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West-southwest 256°
23.5°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Gambier Islands

Eclipse Visibility From Gambier IslandsVisibility 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 Gambier Islands, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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