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Eclipse visible in Rio de Janeiro – June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

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.

More about the June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Rio de Janeiro 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 Rio de JaneiroDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 2:25 PM137°Southeast30.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 3:25 PM128°Southeast20.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 4:23 PM120°East-southeast10.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 15 at 5:12 PM115°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 15 at 5:12 PM115°East-southeast0.1° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
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 PM111°East-southeast9.6° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 15 at 7:00 PM107°East-southeast21.9° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 15 at 7:59 PM103°East-southeast34.6° 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 Rio de Janeiro.

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

Times are local for Rio de Janeiro (BRT - Brasília Time).

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Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in Rio de JaneiroLooks like in Rio de JaneiroPath of the eclipse
Mar 14, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 29, 2006SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2006LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 22, 2006SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 11, 2007SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20 / Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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
Apr 25, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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