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May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Clarksburg, WV, USA

May 26, 2021 at 6:00 am
Near max in Clarksburg
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Clarksburg
Began: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:47 am
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:00 am 0.240 Magnitude
Ended: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:03 am
Duration: 1 hour, 16 minutes
Location

May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Clarksburg

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
4:47 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Southwest 230°
11.2°
5:44 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 240°
2.5°
6:00 am Wed, May 26
Maximum in Clarksburg This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Clarksburg. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Clarksburg 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 242°
0.2°
6:03 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 242°
-0.2°
7:11 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 252°
-12.6°
7:18 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 253°
-13.9°
7:25 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 254°
-15.2°
8:52 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 266°
-31.0°
9:49 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 275°
-41.6°

The curvature of the shadow's path and the apparent rotation of the Moon's disk is due to the Earth's rotation.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Clarksburg, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Clarksburg

Eclipse Visibility From ClarksburgVisibility Worldwide
Jul 4–5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, Much of Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
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
Oct 14, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Oct 28, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 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 17–18, 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 12, 2026 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse Europe, North/East Asia, North/West Africa, Much of North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
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
Feb 20, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, North/West Australia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Aug 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 11–12, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jan 26, 2028 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse South/West Europe, North/West Africa, South/East North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic
Jan 14, 2029 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse Much of North America, Pacific, Atlantic
Jun 25–26, 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 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, North/West Australia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic

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