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Flag for Australia December 4, 2021 — Total Solar Eclipse — Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

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Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 8:12 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Ballarat: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Dec 4, 2021 at 7:56 PM

Maximum: Sat, Dec 4, 2021 at 8:12 PM

Ends: Sat, Dec 4, 2021 at 8:28 PM

Duration: 32 minutes


December 4, 2021 — Total Solar Eclipse — Ballarat

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Ballarat, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

7:56 PM Dec 48:12 PM Dec 48:28 PM Dec 4
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Local times for eclipse in Ballarat on Saturday, December 4, 2021

EventTime in BallaratDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 4 at 7:56 PM246°West-southwest5.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseDec 4 at 8:12 PM244°West-southwest3.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 4 at 8:28 PM241°West-southwest0.4°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Times are local for Ballarat (AEDT – Australian Eastern Daylight Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Ballarat

Eclipse Visibility From BallaratVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2021Dec 4SolarPartial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
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