August 18, 2022
The longest lunar eclipse of the century is happening this week.  understand

The longest lunar eclipse of the century is happening this week. understand

Next Friday (11/19) A Lunar eclipse My history will occur in the longest period of the century and also the last year 2021. The scientists of the American Space Agency (NASA) indicated that the eclipse will last 3 hours 28 minutes and 23 seconds. However, in Brazil, the eclipse will last for about two hours due to the fact that the moon is very far from the horizon in the second part of the phenomenon.

It is important to note that the eclipse will be observed according to the geographical location of the country, that is, it will have different times. For example, in Pernambuco, the event can be seen from 3:02 a.m., with a climax at 4:51 a.m., which has a total of approximately 1:50 a.m. For those in the state of São Paulo, the eclipse will begin at 03:00 and will continue soon after 05:00.

Therefore, in each state, there will be a different note. According to information from specialized agencies, the eclipse will cause a glitch Covering 97% of our satellite. In the countries that make up North America, the observation of the phenomenon will be more pronounced. The countries of the Middle East and Africa will not be able to observe the lunar eclipse.

The alignment of the Moon and the Sun for this duration will be unique to this generation, as no other phenomenon of this duration will occur any time soon.

Eclipse stages

The eclipse will start little by little and will reach at least three phases until it reaches its peak coverage.

Part One “Penumbral Eclipse”

Around 3:20 a.m., the Earth’s shadow begins to reach the face of the moon, gradually making it shrouded.

Part Two “Partial Eclipse”

At 4:18 am, the partial eclipse begins, during which part of the moon is covered by the shadow of the Earth in its solar direction.

The third and final part, “The Maximum Eclipse”

At this point, around 4:47 a.m., full coverage occurs when the moon is already above the horizon. This vision can be seen from Recife, in the state of Pernambuco.

At higher points, with a view from west to northwest, it will be possible to better see the phenomenon.