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Flag for Brazil January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Max view in Rio de Janeiro
Monday, January 21, 2019 at 3:12 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Rio de Janeiro: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 12:36 AM

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 3:12 AM

Ends: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 5:48 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes


January 21, 2019 — 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
1:33 AM Jan 213:12 AM Jan 214:50 AM Jan 21
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Local times for eclipse in Rio de Janeiro on Monday, January 21, 2019

EventTime in Rio de JaneiroDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 12:36 AMNorth45.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 1:33 AM348°North-northwest45.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 2:41 AM329°North-northwest39.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 3:12 AM321°Northwest35.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 3:43 AM315°Northwest31.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 4:50 AM304°Northwest19.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 5:48 AM297°West-northwest8.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Times are local for Rio de Janeiro (BRST – Brasília Summer Time).

Eclipses visible in Rio de Janeiro

Eclipse Visibility from Rio de JaneiroVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
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