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Flag for Brazil August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Max view in Belo Horizonte
Monday, August 7, 2017 at 5:45 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Belo Horizonte: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 12:50 PM

Maximum: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 5:45 PM

Ends: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 5:50 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute

Location

August 7, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Belo Horizonte

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd
5:43 PM Aug 75:45 PM Aug 75:50 PM Aug 7
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Local times for eclipse in Belo Horizonte on Monday, August 7, 2017

EventTime in Belo HorizonteDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 12:50 PM158°South-southeast52.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 7 at 2:22 PM132°Southeast40.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 7 at 3:20 PM122°East-southeast30.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 7 at 4:18 PM114°East-southeast18.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 7 at 5:43 PM106°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Belo HorizonteAug 7 at 5:45 PM106°East-southeast0.4°
The 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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 7 at 5:50 PM105°East-southeast1.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Belo Horizonte (BRT – Brasília Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in Belo Horizonte

Eclipse Visibility from Belo HorizonteVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
Total
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Belo Horizonte, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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