Partial Lunar Eclipse Will be Visible in Brazil on Tuesday Evening

This Tuesday's phenomenon can be observed throughout the whole of South America. July 16th celebrates the 50th anniversary of the launching of the Apollo 11 mission, which landed on the Moon on July 20th, 1969.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday night, July 16th, Brazil will be in a position to see a partial lunar eclipse -- when the Sun, Earth, and Moon align and our planet shadows over the satellite.

The phenomenon will be similar to what Brazil was able to witness in January of this year. The entire phenomenon will last five hours and 33 minutes.

The umbra phase -- when the shadow of the sun begins to be observed on the moon -- will start at 5.01 PM (local time) and will last two hours and 51 minutes.

The lunar eclipse is an astronomical . . .

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