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Flag for Antarctica February 27, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse — South Pole, Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott station)

Max view in South Pole
Monday, February 27, 2017 at 1:20 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


South Pole: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 1:11 AM

Maximum: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 1:20 AM

Ends: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 3:55 AM


Duration: 2 hours, 44 minutes

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February 27, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse — South Pole

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Will Look

The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in South Pole, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
1:11 AM Feb 271:20 AM Feb 273:55 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 1:11 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 1:20 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 3:55 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 visible in South Pole

Eclipse Visibility from South PoleVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Nov 25SolarTotal
Partial
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14 / Nov 15SolarPartial
Total
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 27SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Feb 16SolarAnnular
Partial
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in South Pole, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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