The eclipse and the last giant moon of the year should occur between the end of the night of Tuesday, 25, and in the early morning of Wednesday, the 26th. While the eclipse can only be seen partially in Brazil, everyone can enjoy the giant moon. Six years ago, these two astronomical phenomena did not occur at the same time, according to the North American Space Agency (NASA).
The giant moon is formed when the moon places itself at the closest point to Earth in its full phase. Indigenous people known as “Lua das Flores”, this giant moon in May will be colored in shades of red. This is because a natural satellite will completely pass through the planet’s shadow, and get darker.
To be displayed, the giant moon needs a clear sky. In Brazil, only the first two phases of the phenomenon will appear, until the last hours of Wednesday morning. This is this year’s second giant moon, The first happened on April 26.
The eclipse will last only 15 minutes and will be best seen by residents of eastern Australia. In Brazil, he will partially accompany him, especially in Acre state, starting at 6:45 AM (Brasilia time) on Wednesday. This phenomenon can also be accompanied by default NASA website Or when A virtual telescope.
This eclipse will be the “least watched” by humans in years, as it will prioritize the visibility of the least populated regions of the planet, including Antarctica and part of Oceania.
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