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February 21, 2027 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam (Saigon)

Feb 21, 2027 at 6:08 am
Near max in Ho Chi Minh
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Ho Chi Minh
Begins: Sun, Feb 21, 2027 at 4:12 am
Maximum: Sun, Feb 21, 2027 at 6:09 am -0.058 Magnitude
Ends: Sun, Feb 21, 2027 at 6:11 am
Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.

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February 21, 2027 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Ho Chi Minh

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
4:12 am Sun, Feb 21
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West 276°
27.4°
6:09 am Sun, Feb 21
Maximum in Ho Chi Minh This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Ho Chi Minh. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Ho Chi Minh 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 for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West 279°
0.2°
6:11 am Sun, Feb 21SettingMoonset 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 279°
-0.2°
6:12 am Sun, Feb 21Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West 279°
-0.4°
8:13 am Sun, Feb 21Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 286°
-28.9°

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

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Ho Chi Minh

Eclipse Visibility From Ho Chi MinhVisibility Worldwide
Sep 7–8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Feb 21, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Aug 2, 2027 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse
Jul 6–7, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse

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