"We should encourage people to enjoy this event, as we will have the next lunar eclipse on May 26, 2021
. In 2020, we will have only a penumbral eclipse.
DPA BERLIN IF you missed it, set your calendar for May 26, 2021
, because you're going to have to wait that long for the next total lunar eclipse.
In fact, the next total lunar eclipse is scheduled for May 26, 2021
. However, the next one visible from the U.S.
The celestial phenomenon assumes significance as this will be the last total lunar eclipse until May 26, 2021
. The moon will be at the nearest point in its orbit around the earth (perigee), and the distance to the moon will be 357,715km from the earth's centre, according to a statement from QCH.
The next total lunar eclipse is slated on May 26, 2021
, and will be visible from North and South America, and East Asia.