One partial lunar eclipse takes place today, Saturday, October 28th. Only some regions of Brazil will be able to watch the phenomenon, but, for those who like the topic, the eclipse will be broadcast live on the Time and Date channel, on YouTube. The second major astronomical event of the month — the first was a solar eclipse, which could be seen in the North and Northeast of Brazil — takes place in Brazil from 3:01 pm (Brasília time) in the afternoon, with completion scheduled for 7:30 pm.
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The visibility of the phenomenon will vary depending on the region you are in. Below, understand how the partial lunar eclipse happens.
What is the time for the lunar eclipse on the 28th?
O lunar eclipse will begin in Brazil at 3:01 pm (Brasília time) in the afternoon, with an end scheduled for 7:30 pm.
Where will you be able to see the lunar eclipse in Brazil?
The Time and Date portal, which will broadcast live, indicates that the next lunar eclipse can be seen in Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, much of South America, the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic and Antarctica.
In Brazil, the phenomenon will only be visible during the penumbral phase, which is when the Moon is covered by the Earth’s lightest shadow. Places such as Minas Gerais, Bahia, Maranhão and Piauí will be able to attend the event partially. Below, see what the eclipse will look like in each state:
How to watch the lunar eclipse on the 28th online?
The lunar eclipse on Saturday (28) will be broadcast live on the Time and Date portal’s YouTube channel. To watch, simply access the live (https://www.youtube.com/@timeanddate) — identified by “Live: Partial Lunar Eclipse – October 28/29, 2023”, starting at 4pm (Brasília time).
What is a partial lunar eclipse? As it happens?
During a lunar eclipse, what happens is that the Earth projects between the Sun and the Moon, causing a shadow on the Earth’s natural satellite. In this Saturday’s phenomenon (28), this projection will be partial — that is, it will not cover the star in 100%.
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