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Friday, February 10, 2017 at 10:43 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Brasilia: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 8:34 PM

Maximum: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 10:43 PM

Ends: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 at 12:53 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 19 minutes


February 10, 2017 – February 11, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Brasilia

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During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does 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 February 10, 2017 – February 11, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

8:34 PM Feb 1010:43 PM Feb 1012:53 AM Feb 11
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Local times for eclipse in Brasilia on Friday, February 10, 2017

EventTime in BrasiliaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 10 at 8:34:14 PM72°East-northeast12.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseFeb 10 at 10:43:49 PM56°East-northeast40.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 11 at 12:53:25 AM18°North-northeast59.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Brasilia (BRST – Brasília Summer Time).

Eclipses visible in Brasilia

Eclipse Visibility from BrasiliaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
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