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May 25, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Honolulu, HI, USA

May 26, 2021 at 1:18 am
Max View in Honolulu, Hawaii
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse in Honolulu, Hawaii
Began: Tue, May 25, 2021 at 10:47 pm
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 1:18 am 1.009 Magnitude
Ended: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 3:49 am
Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


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

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looked like in Honolulu. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times were local time (HST) for Honolulu. This calculation uses a Delta T value of 69.4 seconds.

10:47 pm Tue, May 25
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction South-southeast 149°
11:45 pm Tue, May 25
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction South-southeast 166°
1:11 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction South-southwest 194°
1:18 am Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South-southwest 196°
1:25 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southwest 199°
2:52 am Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction Southwest 221°
3:49 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Southwest 231°

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Honolulu

Eclipse Visibility From HonoluluVisibility Worldwide
Oct 14, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse
Mar 24, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Apr 8, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse
Sep 17, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Oct 2, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse

Note: Click on the date link for details in Honolulu, or the path map image for global details.

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