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Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 11:47 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Rio de Janeiro: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 9:11 PM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 11:47 PM

Ends: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 2:22 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes

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Upcoming Eclipse: April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse is not visible in Rio de Janeiro. See animation and where it can be seen

September 27, 2015 – September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Rio de Janeiro

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Rio de Janeiro. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
10:07 PM Sep 2711:47 PM Sep 271:27 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, September 27, 2015

EventTime in Rio de JaneiroDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 9:11 PM61°East-northeast46.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 10:07 PM46°Northeast56.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 11:11 PM18°North-northeast64.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 11:47 PM357°North65.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 12:23 AM338°North-northwest63.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 1:27 AM312°Northwest54.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 2:22 AM299°West-northwest44.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Rio de Janeiro (BRT – Brasília Time).

Eclipses visible in Rio de Janeiro

Eclipse Visibility from Rio de JaneiroVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
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