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Reki Yoko Reiwa 3 (2021)

February 3rd, 2020, announced by NAOJ
Glossary:Solar Eclipse, Lunar Eclipse, Transit of Planet
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Eclipses         Reiwa 3 (2021)

In this year, there are 2 Solar Eclipses and 2 Lunar Eclipses. Among those, 2 Lunar Eclipses are visible from Japan.

1. May 26th         Total Lunar Eclipse

Total eclipse is visible from all over Japan. The Moon rises during eclipse at western part of Hokkaido, western part of Touhoku region, western part of Chubu region, and western part of Japan. Local circumstances are as follows.

PlaceMoonriseEclipse beginsTotal eclipse begins
Naha26th 19h07.3m202°0.34826th 20h09.4m 61°
Fukuoka26th 19h11.8m196°0.41226th 20h09.4m 53°
Kyoto26th 18h52.7m188°0.12726th 20h09.4m 49°
Tokyo26th 18h37.5m---------26th 18h44.6m185°26th 20h09.4m 47°
Sendai26th 18h39.5m---------26th 18h44.6m182°26th 20h09.4m 44°
Sapporo26th 18h51.4m179°0.10726th 20h09.4m 40°
PlaceGreatest eclipseTotal eclipse endsEclipse ends
Naha26th 20h18.7m250°1.01526th 20h28.0m 80°26th 21h52.8m299°
Fukuoka26th 20h18.7m243°1.01526th 20h28.0m 72°26th 21h52.8m291°
Kyoto26th 20h18.7m239°1.01526th 20h28.0m 68°26th 21h52.8m286°
Tokyo26th 20h18.7m236°1.01526th 20h28.0m 66°26th 21h52.8m283°
Sendai26th 20h18.7m234°1.01526th 20h28.0m 63°26th 21h52.8m281°
Sapporo26th 20h18.7m230°1.01526th 20h28.0m 59°26th 21h52.8m278°

2. June 10th         Annular Solar Eclipse

This phenomenon is not visible from Japan.

3. November 19th         Partial Lunar Eclipse

Partial eclipse is visible from all over Japan. The Moon rises during eclipse at areas except for Hokkaido and northern part of Touhoku region, in general. Local circumstances are as follows.

PlaceEclipse beginsGreatest eclipseEclipse ends
Naha*19th 18h02.9m 45°0.97819th 19h47.4m349°
Fukuoka*19th 18h02.9m 39°0.97819th 19h47.4m341°
Kyoto*19th 18h02.9m 39°0.97819th 19h47.4m339°
Tokyo*19th 18h02.9m 39°0.97819th 19h47.4m338°
Sendai19th 16h18.4m 93°19th 18h02.9m 36°0.97819th 19h47.4m335°
Sapporo19th 16h18.4m 88°19th 18h02.9m 31°0.97819th 19h47.4m329°
* Naha: The Moon rises at 17h35.6m, with position angle = 70°, magnitude = 0.878
* Fukuoka: The Moon rises at 17h10.2m, with position angle = 79°, magnitude = 0.649
* Kyoto: The Moon rises at 16h45.3m, with position angle = 89°, magnitude = 0.355
* Tokyo: The Moon rises at 16h27.6m, with position angle = 93°, magnitude = 0.124

4. December 4th         Total Solar Eclipse

This phenomenon is not visible from Japan.