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Eclipse visible in Praia – Jun 5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event.

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 Jun 5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Praia on Friday, June 5, 2020

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 PraiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsJun 5 at 4:48 PM106°East-southeast29.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 5 at 6:25 PM110°East-southeast7.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 5 at 6:59 PM112°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in PraiaJun 5 at 7:02 PM113°East-southeast0.4° 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 Praia 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-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 5 at 8:03 PM117°East-southeast12.8° 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 Praia.

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

Times are local for Praia (CVT - Cape Verde Time).

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