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Flag for Antarctica February 17, 2026 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Mawson, Antarctica (Mawson Base, Holme Bay)

Max view in Mawson
Tuesday, February 17, 2026 at 5:03 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Mawson: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Tue, Feb 17, 2026 at 3:55 PM

Maximum: Tue, Feb 17, 2026 at 5:03 PM

Ends: Tue, Feb 17, 2026 at 6:07 PM


Duration: 2 hours, 12 minutes

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February 17, 2026 — 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 a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
3:55 PM Feb 175:03 PM Feb 176:07 PM Feb 17
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Local times for eclipse in Mawson on Tuesday, February 17, 2026

EventTime in MawsonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 17 at 3:55 PM311°Northwest27.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 17 at 5:03 PM294°West-northwest22.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 17 at 6:07 PM278°West16.2°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Mawson (MAWT – Mawson Time).

Eclipses visible in Mawson

Eclipse Visibility from MawsonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jun 5 / Jun 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
Total
2021Dec 4SolarPartial
Total
2022May 16LunarTotal
Total
2023May 5 / May 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
Partial
2024Sep 18LunarPenumbral
Partial
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
Total
2026Feb 17SolarPartial
Annular
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
Partial
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 5SolarPartial
Partial
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