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Flag for Brazil August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil

Max view in Brasilia
Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at 6:15 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Brasilia: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 4:53 AM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 6:15 AM

Ended: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 10:20 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 27 minutes

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August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Brasilia

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Brasilia, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:51 AM Aug 286:15 AM Aug 286:19 AM Aug 28
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Local times for eclipse in Brasilia on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

EventTime in BrasiliaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 4:53 AM264°West19.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 5:51 AM261°West6.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in BrasiliaAug 28 at 6:15 AM260°West0.7°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Brasilia 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.
MoonsetAug 28 at 6:19 AM259°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 6:52 AM257°West-southwest8.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 7:37 AM254°West-southwest18.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsAug 28 at 8:22 AM250°West-southwest28.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 9:23 AM242°West-southwest41.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 10:20 AM231°Southwest52.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Brasilia (BRT – Brasília Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Brasilia

Eclipse Visibility from BrasiliaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9LunarPartial
Total
2001Jun 21SolarPartial
Total
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
Total
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
Annular
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
2007Aug 28LunarPartial
Total
2007Sep 11SolarPartial
Partial
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 16LunarPartial
Partial
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Brasilia, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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