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Eclipses in Tarawa, Kiribati

May 26, 2021 at 11:18 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Tarawa
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
Location

May 26–27, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
8:47 pm Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-southeast 115°
33.0°
9:44 pm Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East-southeast 121°
45.1°
11:11 pm Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction Southeast 141°
60.9°
11:18 pm Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Southeast 144°
62.0°
11:25 pm Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southeast 147°
62.9°
12:52 am Thu, May 27
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southwest 193°
66.5°
1:49 am Thu, May 27
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Southwest 219°
60.0°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Tarawa

Eclipse Visibility From TarawaVisibility 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 Penumbral 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 Tarawa, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses 1900-2199