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Eclipse visible in Rio de Janeiro – October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Rio de Janeiro, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse.

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.

More about the October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

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 beginsOct 8 at 5:17 AM277°West0.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
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.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Rio de JaneiroOct 8 at 5:19 AM277°West0.4° 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 Rio de Janeiro 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.
MoonsetOct 8 at 5:21 AM277°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 6:18 AM271°West13.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 7:27 AM265°West28.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 7:55 AM262°West34.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:22 AM259°West-southwest40.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 9:32 AM247°West-southwest55.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 10:32 AM230°Southwest66.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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).

Other eclipses visible in Rio de Janeiro

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in Rio de JaneiroLooks like in Rio de JaneiroPath of the eclipse
Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Sep 16, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10 / Feb 11, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 26, 2017SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7, 2017LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 2, 2019SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 30, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 2020SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2021LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 15 / May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 14, 2023SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2023LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17 / Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 2, 2024SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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