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Monday, February 27, 2017 at 3:53 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

South Pole: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 3:19 AM

Maximum: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 3:53 AM

Ends: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 4:27 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes


February 27, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse — South Pole

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in South Pole, 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

3:19 AM Feb 273:53 AM Feb 274:27 AM Feb 27
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Local times for eclipse in South Pole on Monday, February 27, 2017

EventTime in South PoleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 27 at 3:19 AM270°West8.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseFeb 27 at 3:53 AM270°West8.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 27 at 4:27 AM270°West8.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for South Pole (NZDT – New Zealand Daylight Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in South Pole

Eclipse Visibility From South PoleVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Feb 27SolarPartial
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Nov 12MercuryTransit
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