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Flag for Brazil June 26, 2010 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil

Max view in Brasilia
Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 6:32 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Brasilia: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 5:57 AM

Maximum: Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 6:32 AM

Ended: Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 11:19 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 22 minutes


June 26, 2010 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Brasilia

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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

5:57 AM Jun 266:32 AM Jun 266:36 AM Jun 26
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Local times for eclipse in Brasilia on Saturday, June 26, 2010

EventTime in BrasiliaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 26 at 5:57 AM247°West-southwest7.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in BrasiliaJun 26 at 6:32 AM245°West-southwest0.8°
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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJun 26 at 6:36 AM245°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 26 at 7:16 AM242°West-southwest8.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 26 at 8:38 AM234°Southwest24.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 26 at 9:59 AM221°Southwest38.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 26 at 11:19 AM201°South-southwest48.4° 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
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPenumbral
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
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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