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Eclipse visible in Belo Horizonte – June 5, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do 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.

More about the June 5, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Belo Horizonte on Friday, June 5, 2020

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 beginsJun 5 at 2:48 PM131°Southeast31.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 5 at 4:25 PM118°East-southeast12.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 5 at 5:25 PM113°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Belo HorizonteJun 5 at 5:29 PM113°East-southeast0.6° 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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 5 at 6:03 PM110°East-southeast7.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.

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
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
Jun 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 30, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 2020SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2021LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 15 / May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2022LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 14, 2023SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2023LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17 / Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 2, 2024SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2025LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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