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Flag for Brazil June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Max view in São Paulo
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 6:35 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

São Paulo: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 5:48 AM

Maximum: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 6:35 AM

Ended: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 10:18 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes


June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — São Paulo

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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

5:48 AM Jun 46:35 AM Jun 46:39 AM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in São Paulo on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in São PauloDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 5:48:11 AM251°West-southwest9.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in São PauloJun 4 at 6:35:24 AM247°West-southwest0.6°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in São Paulo 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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJun 4 at 6:39:10 AM246°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 6:59:55 AM244°West-southwest3.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 8:03:13 AM237°West-southwest16.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 9:06:29 AM228°Southwest27.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 10:18:16 AM213°South-southwest37.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for São Paulo (BRT – Brasília Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in São Paulo.

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

Eclipses visible in São Paulo

Eclipse Visibility from São PauloVisibility 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
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in São Paulo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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