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Flag for Brazil October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Max view in Rio de Janeiro
Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 7:04 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Rio de Janeiro: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 4:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 7:04 PM

Ends: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 8:26 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 25 minutes


October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Rio de Janeiro

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

7:01 PM Oct 287:04 PM Oct 288:26 PM Oct 28
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Local times for eclipse in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, October 28, 2023

EventTime in Rio de JaneiroDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 4:01 PM91°East39.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 5:35 PM82°East19.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 6:14 PM79°East10.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 6:52 PM75°East-northeast1.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 28 at 7:01 PM74°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Rio de JaneiroOct 28 at 7:04 PM74°East-northeast0.4°
The 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 East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 8:26 PM65°East-northeast16.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Rio de Janeiro (BRST – Brasília Summer Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in Rio de Janeiro

Eclipse Visibility from Rio de JaneiroVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jun 5LunarPenumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2020Dec 14SolarPartial
2021May 26LunarPenumbral
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2022May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
2023Oct 28LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Sep 17 / Sep 18LunarPartial
2024Oct 2SolarPartial
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2026Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Feb 6SolarPartial
2027Feb 20LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
2028Jan 26SolarPartial
2029Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarTotal
2029Dec 20LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Rio de Janeiro, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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