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Eclipses in Bismarck, ND, USA

May 26, 2021 at 5:59 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Bismarck
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 3:47 am
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 5:59 am 0.942 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:04 am
Duration: 2 hours, 16 minutes
Location

May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bismarck

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
3:47 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction South-southwest 212°
15.6°
4:44 am Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Southwest 224°
9.6°
5:59 am Wed, May 26
Maximum in Bismarck This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Bismarck. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Bismarck 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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-southwest 237°
0.4°
6:04 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 West-southwest 238°
-0.2°
6:11 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 239°
-1.1°
6:18 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 241°
-2.1°
6:25 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 242°
-3.9°
7:52 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 256°
-17.4°
8:49 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 265°
-26.7°

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Bismarck, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Bismarck

Eclipse Visibility From BismarckVisibility Worldwide
May 26, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jun 10, 2021 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Africa, Much of North America, Atlantic, Arctic
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

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

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