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Eclipses in Howland Island, US Minor Outlying Islands

May 25, 2021 at 11:18 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Howland Island
Begins: Tue, May 25, 2021 at 8:47 pm
Maximum: Tue, May 25, 2021 at 11:18 pm 1.009 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 1:49 am
Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes
Location

May 25–26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Howland Island

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
8:47 pm Tue, May 25
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-southeast 119°
42.6°
9:44 pm Tue, May 25
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Southeast 128°
54.1°
11:11 pm Tue, May 25
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction South-southeast 160°
66.7°
11:18 pm Tue, May 25
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South-southeast 164°
67.2°
11:25 pm Tue, May 25
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southeast 168°
67.6°
12:52 am Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction Southwest 214°
62.6°
1:49 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Southwest 231°
52.9°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Howland Island

Eclipse Visibility From Howland IslandVisibility 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
May 15, 2022 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
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
Apr 19, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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

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