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Eclipses in Mexico City, Ciudad de México, Mexico

May 26, 2021 at 6:18 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Mexico City
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 3:47 am
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:18 am 1.009 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 7:04 am
Duration: 3 hours, 17 minutes
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May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mexico City

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
3:47 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Southwest 222°
36.8°
4:44 am Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Southwest 232°
27.0°
6:11 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction West-southwest 243°
10.2°
6:18 am Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 243°
8.7°
6:25 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 244°
7.3°
7:04 am Wed, May 26SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-southwest 247°
-0.2°
7:52 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 251°
-11.0°
8:49 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 254°
-23.4°

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 Mexico City. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red. Check the weather for Mexico City.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Mexico City

Eclipse Visibility From Mexico CityVisibility 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
May 15–16, 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 8, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Oct 14, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic

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