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Eclipses in Sapporo, Japan

May 26, 2021 at 8:18 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Sapporo
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:51 pm
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 8:18 pm 1.009 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 10:49 pm
Duration: 3 hours, 58 minutes
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May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sapporo

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
5:47 pm Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 108°
-10.9°
6:44 pm Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 117°
-1.0°
6:51 pm Wed, May 26RisingMoonrise Rising, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase will make the moon so dim that it will be extremely difficult to view until moon gets higher in the sky or the total phase ends.Map direction East-southeast 118°
-0.2°
8:11 pm Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction Southeast 132°
10.4°
8:18 pm Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Southeast 134°
11.3°
8:25 pm Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction Southeast 135°
12.2°
9:52 pm Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southeast 153°
20.7°
10:49 pm Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South-southeast 167°
23.9°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Sapporo

Eclipse Visibility From SapporoVisibility 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
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
May 6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 29, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

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