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Flag for Antarctica October 15, 2023 — Annular Solar Eclipse — South Pole, Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott station)

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Sunday, October 15, 2023 at 6:59 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

South Pole: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Oct 15, 2023 at 6:10 AM

Maximum: Sun, Oct 15, 2023 at 6:59 AM

Ends: Sun, Oct 15, 2023 at 7:48 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 38 minutes


October 15, 2023 — 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.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

6:10 AM Oct 156:59 AM Oct 157:48 AM Oct 15
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Local times for eclipse in South Pole on Sunday, October 15, 2023

EventTime in South PoleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 15 at 6:10 AM270°West8.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseOct 15 at 6:59 AM270°West8.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 15 at 7:48 AM270°West8.4°
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
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2020Dec 15SolarPartial
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
2022May 16LunarTotal
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 15SolarPartial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
2024Oct 3SolarPartial
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Feb 7SolarPartial
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 27SolarPartial
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
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