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Eclipses in King Edward Point, South Georgia/Sandwich Is. (Grytviken)

May 26, 2021 at 8:21 am
Max View in King Edward Point
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in King Edward Point
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:47 am
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 8:21 am 0.540 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 8:25 am
Duration: 1 hour, 38 minutes
Location

May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — King Edward Point

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
6:47 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West-southwest 251°
11.2°
7:44 am Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 241°
4.1°
8:21 am Wed, May 26
Maximum in King Edward Point This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in King Edward Point. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in King Edward Point because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to Southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction Southwest 234°
0.2°
8:25 am Wed, May 26SettingMoonset Setting, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase makes the Moon so dim before it sets, that it might disappear from view some time before it sets.Map direction Southwest 233°
-0.2°
9:11 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction Southwest 224°
-5.5°
9:18 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction Southwest 222°
-6.2°
9:25 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 221°
-6.8°
10:52 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction South-southwest 202°
-13.0°
11:49 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction South 189°
-15.1°

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in King Edward Point, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in King Edward Point

Eclipse Visibility From King Edward PointVisibility Worldwide
May 26, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 19, 2021 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Dec 4, 2021 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in Australia, South in Africa, South in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
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
May 5, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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