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Eclipse visible in South Pole – Dec 15, 2020 Total Solar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in South Pole (weather permitting).

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

More about the Dec 14, 2020 Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in South Pole on Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in South PoleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial eclipse beginsDec 15 at 6:12 AM270°West23.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseDec 15 at 8:28 AM270°West23.3° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 16 at 12:54 AM90°East23.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for South Pole (NZDT - New Zealand Daylight Time).

Other eclipses visible in South Pole

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
South Pole
Looks like in
South Pole
Path of the eclipse
Apr 4 / Apr 5, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23 / Mar 24, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 27, 2017SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 8, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 16, 2018SolarPartialAnnularEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 6, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 15 / Dec 16, 2020SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 26 / May 27, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 4, 2021SolarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 6, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 15, 2023SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2024SolarAnnularAnnularEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 22, 2025SolarPartialAnnularEclipse as seen from earth

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