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May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Battle Ground, WA, USA

May 26, 2021 at 4:18 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Battle Ground
Began: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 1:47 am
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:18 am 1.009 Magnitude
Ended: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 5:37 am
Duration: 3 hours, 49 minutes
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May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Battle Ground

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
1:47 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction South-southwest 191°
22.2°
2:44 am Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction South-southwest 205°
19.0°
4:11 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction Southwest 223°
10.6°
4:18 am Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Southwest 224°
9.7°
4:25 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Map direction Southwest 226°
8.9°
5:37 am Wed, May 26SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-southwest 238°
-0.2°
5:52 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 241°
-2.3°
6:49 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 250°
-12.0°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Battle Ground

Eclipse Visibility From Battle GroundVisibility Worldwide
Jul 4, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, Much of Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 29–30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
May 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
May 15, 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
Mar 24–25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, East in Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Apr 8, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse West in Europe, North America, North in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Sep 17, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 13–14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 3, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse East in Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Aug 27–28, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Aug 16–17, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse West in Europe, East in Asia, Much of Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica
Jan 11, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Dec 31, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North/West North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jan 14, 2029 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse Much of North America, Pacific, Atlantic
Jun 25, 2029 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Dec 20, 2029 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, North/West Australia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic

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