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Eclipses in Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil

May 26, 2021 at 6:17 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Brasilia
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 5:47 am
Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:17 am -0.445 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 6:28 am
Duration: 40 minutes
Location

May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Brasilia

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Brasilia. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (BRT) for Brasilia.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
5:47 am Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 251°
8.0°
6:17 am Wed, May 26
Maximum in Brasilia This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Brasilia. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Brasilia because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 249°
1.7°
6:28 am Wed, May 26SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-southwest 248°
-0.2°
6:44 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 247°
-4.5°
8:11 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 239°
-22.2°
8:18 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 238°
-23.6°
8:25 am Wed, May 26Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 237°
-25.0°
9:52 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 224°
-40.3°
10:49 am Wed, May 26Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction South-southwest 210°
-48.2°

The curvature of the shadow's path and the apparent rotation of the Moon's disk is due to the Earth's rotation.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Brasilia, 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.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Brasilia

Eclipse Visibility From BrasiliaVisibility Worldwide
May 26, 2021 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 19, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
May 15–16, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 8, 2022 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Oct 14, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic

Note: Click on the date link for details in Brasilia, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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