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Flag for Argentina February 15, 2018 — Partial Solar Eclipse — La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Max view in La Plata
Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 7:13 PM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse


La Plata: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 6:36 PM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 7:13 PM

Ends: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 7:45 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

Location

February 15, 2018 — Partial Solar Eclipse — La Plata

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Will Look

During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from La Plata. There are no locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event. The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxSunset
6:36 PM Feb 157:13 PM Feb 157:44 PM Feb 15
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Local times for eclipse in La Plata on Thursday, February 15, 2018

EventTime in La PlataDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 15 at 6:36 PM264°West12.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 15 at 7:13 PM259°West-southwest5.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
SunsetFeb 15 at 7:44 PM254°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 15 at 7:45 PM254°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for La Plata (ART – Argentina Time).

This eclipse is in progress during sunrise or sunset, so the Sun is displayed only partly in some phases, according to its altitude below the horizon. The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in La Plata

Eclipse Visibility from La PlataVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
Total
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
Total
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in La Plata, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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