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Partial lunar eclipse on August 7 2017 (Brazil)

partial lunar eclipse August 7, 2017 (Brazil)
Note: This image is here for illustrative purposes and does not represent the actual eclipse on this date.

The Moon information shown here applies to Brasilia, Brazil on Monday, August 7, 2017. (Local time America/Sao Paulo)

Moonrise to moonset11h48m
Distance to the center of the Sun151,702,566 km
Distance to the center of Earth397,802 km
Moon ilumination (at midnight)99.6%
Lunar phasewaxing
Current zodiac sign the MoonAquarius ♒
Moon age (days past new moon)14.2

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According to international time UTC, a lunar eclipse will occur on August 7, 2017 which will be visible in some parts of the world. The following shows the cities in Brazil from which the eclipse could be visible (note that the following is a short list of some of the main cities, the eclipse may be visible from other cities not listed here). The date and local time of the event shown below.

CityEclipse visible?Phase
Rio BrancoNo-
MaceióYes Penumbral
SalvadorYes Penumbral
FortalezaYes Penumbral
VitóriaYes Penumbral
São LuísNo-
Campo GrandeNo-
Belo HorizonteYes Penumbral
João PessoaYes Penumbral
RecifeYes Penumbral
Rio de JaneiroYes Penumbral
NatalYes Penumbral
Porto AlegreNo-
Porto VelhoNo-
Boa VistaNo-
São PauloNo-
AracajuYes Penumbral

Information about this eclipse

partial lunar eclipse This image shows the global map with two regions: the shaded region where you can not see the lunar eclipse, and the blank region, where it can be seen. The image details the type of eclipse, the magnitude of the penumbra and umbra, Saros series to which this eclipse belongs, among other data. The date and time displayed in this image are international date and time, therefore, they might not apply to your country. However, to know the date and exact time of partial lunar eclipse in your country, you can see the table below. (Click on the image to enlarge it).

Eclipse schedule in Brazil

The following table shows the schedule and phases of the partial lunar eclipse of August 7, 2017 in Brazil. For each city we have assigned a time zone which is very precise and it takes into account Daylight Saving Time (if applicable).

Moon alt.: Excellent  Good  Low  Too low  

Event datePen. Mag.Umb. Mag.Penumbral eclipse beginsMoon alt.Partial eclipse beginsUmbral eclipse beginsMax. eclipse beginsMoon alt.Umbral eclipse endsPartial eclipse endsPenumbral eclipse endsMoon alt.
Maceió (UTC -3)2017-08-07128.9%24.6%12:50-5714:23-15:20-28-16:1817:516
Salvador (UTC -3)2017-08-07128.9%24.6%12:50-5614:23-15:20-29-16:1817:514
Fortaleza (UTC -3)2017-08-07128.9%24.6%12:50-6314:23-15:20-33-16:1817:512
Vitória (UTC -3)2017-08-07128.9%24.6%12:50-5114:23-15:20-27-16:1817:514
Belo Horizonte (UTC -3)2017-08-07128.9%24.6%12:50-5314:23-15:20-30-16:1817:511
João Pessoa (UTC -3)2017-08-07128.9%24.6%12:50-5914:23-15:20-28-16:1817:516
Recife (UTC -3)2017-08-07128.9%24.6%12:50-5814:23-15:20-28-16:1817:516
Rio de Janeiro (UTC -3)2017-08-07128.9%24.6%12:50-5014:23-15:20-28-16:1817:512
Natal (UTC -3)2017-08-07128.9%24.6%12:50-6014:23-15:20-29-16:1817:515
Aracaju (UTC -3)2017-08-07128.9%24.6%12:50-5714:23-15:20-29-16:1817:515

You can read the table above as follows: On August 7, 2017 in Maceió, America/Maceio (UTC -3), an partial lunar eclipse will start at 12:50, the maximum eclipse will occur at 15:20 when the Moon reaches an altitud of -28°;this event will come to an end at 17:51 and will have a penumbral magnitud of 1.289 (this is the fraction of the Moon obscured by the entrance to The Earth's penumbra) and an umbral magnitud of 0.246 (fraction of the Moon obscured by the umbra of The Earth).

We must take into account the altitude of the moon, for example, in Maceió, due to the low altitude of the Moon (-28 degrees) this lunar eclipse will not be very obvious.

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