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Eclipse visible in Brasilia – Jun 15, 2011 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Brasilia.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the Jun 15, 2011 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Brasilia on Wednesday, June 15, 2011

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 BrasiliaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsJun 15 at 2:25 PM138°Southeast38.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsJun 15 at 3:25 PM128°Southeast28.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 4:23 PM121°East-southeast17.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 15 at 5:12 PM116°East-southeast7.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 15 at 5:46 PM114°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in BrasiliaJun 15 at 5:48 PM114°East-southeast0.4° 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 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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse endsJun 15 at 6:01 PM113°East-southeast2.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 15 at 7:00 PM110°East-southeast15.4° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 15 at 7:59 PM108°East-southeast28.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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.

Times are local for Brasilia (BRT - Brasília time).

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Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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