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Flag for Antarctica December 15, 2020 — Total Solar Eclipse — South Pole, Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott station)

Max view in South Pole
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 8:26 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


South Pole: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Tue, Dec 15, 2020 at 6:12 AM

Maximum: Tue, Dec 15, 2020 at 8:26 AM

Ends: Wed, Dec 16, 2020 at 12:54 AM


Duration: 18 hours, 42 minutes

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December 15, 2020 — Total Solar Eclipse — South Pole

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Will Look

The total 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
6:12 AM Dec 158:26 AM Dec 1512:54 AM Dec 16
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Local times for eclipse in South Pole on Tuesday, December 15, 2020

EventTime in South PoleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 15 at 6:12 AM270°West23.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseDec 15 at 8:26 AM270°West23.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 16 at 12:54 AM90°East23.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
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
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Dec 15 / Dec 16SolarPartial
Total
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
Total
2021Dec 4SolarTotal
Total
2022May 16LunarTotal
Total
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2023Oct 15SolarPartial
Annular
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
Partial
2024Oct 3SolarAnnular
Annular
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
Total
2025Sep 22SolarAnnular
Partial
2026Feb 17 / Feb 18SolarAnnular
Annular
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 7SolarAnnular
Annular
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
Partial
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 6SolarPartial
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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