The eclipse and the final supermoon of the year must take place between Tuesday night, the end of 25, and the morning of Wednesday, 26. While the eclipse can only be seen partially in Brazil, everyone can enjoy the supermoon. According to the North American Space Agency (NASA), six years ago, these two astronomical events did not occur at the same time.
A supermoon is formed when the Moon in its full phase is located at the closest point to the Earth. Known by indigenous people with “Lua das Floors”, in May this Super Moon will be painted red. This is because the natural satellite will pass completely through the planet’s shadow, and will deepen.
To see, the supermoon needs a clear sky. In Brazil, only two preliminary stages of the event will be able to be seen until the last hours of Wednesday morning. This is the second supermoon of the year, The first time was on 26 April.
The eclipse will only take 15 minutes and the people of Eastern Australia will be able to see it best. In Brazil, they will be partially in Acker State, starting at 6:45 am on Wednesday (Brasilia time). Can happen virtually with the event NASA site Or that Virtual binoculars.
This eclipse would be the “least visited” by humans in years, as it would prioritize sparsely populated areas of the planet, including part of Antarctica and Oceania.
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