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May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Singapore, Singapore

May 26, 2021 at 7:18 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Singapore
Began: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 7:04 pm
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 7:18 pm 1.009 Magnitude
Ended: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 9:49 pm
Duration: 2 hours, 45 minutes

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May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Singapore

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looked like in Singapore. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times were local time (SGT) for Singapore.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
4:47 pm Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 112°
-31.3°
5:45 pm Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-southeast 111°
-18.6°
7:04 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 110°
-0.2°
7:11 pm Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction East-southeast 110°
1.2°
7:18 pm 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 East-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 110°
2.6°
7:25 pm Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 110°
4.2°
8:52 pm Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-southeast 113°
23.3°
9:49 pm Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East-southeast 117°
35.7°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Singapore

Eclipse Visibility From SingaporeVisibility Worldwide
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Mar 3, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Feb 21, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Aug 2, 2027 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse
Jul 6–7, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse

Note: Click on the date link for details in Singapore, or the path map image for global details.

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