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Nov 30, 2020 at 6:38 am
Near max in Praia

Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Praia

Begins: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 6:32 am

Maximum: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 6:40 am -1.008 Magnitude

Ends: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 6:42 am

Duration: 10 minutes

Location

November 30, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Praia

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
6:32 am Mon, Nov 30
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-northwest.
Map direction West-northwest 290°
1.7°
6:40 am Mon, Nov 30
Maximum in Praia This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Praia. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Praia because the Moon is below the horizon at that 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-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-northwest 291°
0.2°
6:42 am Mon, Nov 30SettingMoonset Setting, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase makes the Moon so dim before it sets, that it might disappear from view some time before it sets.Map direction West-northwest 291°
-0.2°
8:42 am Mon, Nov 30Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 301°
-25.9°
10:53 am Mon, Nov 30Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction North-northwest 326°
-47.8°

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does 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.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Praia

Eclipse Visibility From PraiaVisibility Worldwide
Nov 30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
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 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
Oct 14, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Oct 28, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

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

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