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Eclipses in Vancouver, WA, USA

May 26, 2021 at 4:18 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Vancouver
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 1:47 am
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:18 am 1.009 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 5:38 am
Duration: 3 hours, 51 minutes
Location

May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Vancouver

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
1:47 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction South-southwest 191°
22.4°
2:44 am Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction South-southwest 205°
19.2°
4:11 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction Southwest 223°
10.8°
4:18 am Wed, May 26
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Southwest 224°
9.9°
4:25 am Wed, May 26
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Map direction Southwest 226°
9.0°
5:38 am Wed, May 26SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-southwest 239°
-0.2°
5:52 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 241°
-2.1°
6:49 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 250°
-11.8°

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Vancouver. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Vancouver

Eclipse Visibility From VancouverVisibility 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 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 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 Vancouver, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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