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Flag for Australia December 4, 2021 — Total Solar Eclipse — Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Max view in Canberra
Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 8:04 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Canberra: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Dec 4, 2021 at 7:57 PM

Maximum: Sat, Dec 4, 2021 at 8:04 PM

Ends: Sat, Dec 4, 2021 at 8:30 PM


Duration: 33 minutes

Location

December 4, 2021 — Total Solar Eclipse — Canberra

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Canberra, 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

StartMaxSunset
7:57 PM Dec 48:04 PM Dec 48:04 PM Dec 4
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Local times for eclipse in Canberra on Saturday, December 4, 2021

EventTime in CanberraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 4 at 7:57 PM243°West-southwest0.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximum EclipseDec 4 at 8:04 PM242°West-southwest0.2° below
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
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.
SunsetDec 4 at 8:04 PM242°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 4 at 8:30 PM242°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Canberra (AEDT – Australian Eastern Daylight 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 Canberra

Eclipse Visibility from CanberraVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26LunarPartial
Total
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
Partial
2021Dec 4SolarPartial
Total
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
Total
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2023Oct 29LunarPenumbral
Partial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2025Mar 14LunarPartial
Total
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
Total
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
Total
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Canberra, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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