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Flag for Antarctica February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Mawson, Antarctica (Mawson Base, Holme Bay)

Max view in Mawson
Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 8:03 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Mawson: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 7:48 PM

Maximum: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 8:03 PM

Ends: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 8:17 PM

Duration: 29 minutes


February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Mawson

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Mawson, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

7:48 PM Feb 268:03 PM Feb 268:17 PM Feb 26
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Local times for eclipse in Mawson on Sunday, February 26, 2017

EventTime in MawsonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 26 at 7:48 PM256°West-southwest3.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseFeb 26 at 8:03 PM253°West-southwest2.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 26 at 8:17 PM249°West-southwest1.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Mawson (MAWT – Mawson Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Mawson

Eclipse Visibility from MawsonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarPartial
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mawson, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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