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Eclipses in Adak, AK, USA

May 26, 2021 at 2:18 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Adak
Begins: Tue, May 25, 2021 at 11:47 pm
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 2:18 am 1.009 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:49 am
Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes
Location

May 25–26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adak

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
11:47 pm Tue, May 25
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Map direction Southeast 140°
7.9°
12:44 am Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction South-southeast 152°
12.5°
2:11 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction South 172°
16.1°
2:18 am Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South 173°
16.3°
2:25 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South 175°
16.3°
3:52 am Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southwest 195°
14.9°
4:49 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction South-southwest 208°
11.5°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Adak

Eclipse Visibility From AdakVisibility Worldwide
May 25–26, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 18–19, 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 7–8, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
May 5, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 28, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

Note: Click on the date link for details in Adak, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses 1900-2199