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Eclipses in Orange, TX, USA

May 26, 2021 at 6:17 am
Near max in Orange
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Orange
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 3:47 am
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:18 am 1.009 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:21 am
Duration: 2 hours, 33 minutes
Location

May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Orange

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
3:47 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Southwest 222°
25.5°
4:44 am Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Southwest 232°
16.6°
6:11 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction West-southwest 244°
1.3°
6:18 am Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
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.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction West-southwest 245°
0.1°
6:21 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 245°
-0.2°
6:25 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 246°
-1.0°
7:52 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 255°
-18.8°
8:49 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 261°
-30.4°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Orange

Eclipse Visibility From OrangeVisibility Worldwide
May 26, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
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

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

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