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Eclipse visible in Belo Horizonte – October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Belo Horizonte, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse.

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.

More about the October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Belo Horizonte on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in Belo HorizonteDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:17 AM277°West1.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Belo HorizonteOct 8 at 5:23 AM277°West0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Belo Horizonte would be around this 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.
MoonsetOct 8 at 5:25 AM276°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 6:18 AM272°West12.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 7:27 AM267°West28.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 7:55 AM264°West34.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:22 AM262°West40.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 9:32 AM252°West-southwest55.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 10:32 AM237°West-southwest68.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Belo Horizonte.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Times are local for Belo Horizonte (BRT - Brasília Time).

Other eclipses visible in Belo Horizonte

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in Belo HorizonteLooks like in Belo HorizontePath of the eclipse
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 25, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 27 / Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10 / Feb 11, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 26, 2017SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7, 2017LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 2, 2019SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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