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Flag for Brazil February 15, 2018 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

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Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 8:06 PM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse

Porto Alegre: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 7:47 PM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 8:06 PM

Ends: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 8:44 PM

Duration: 57 minutes


February 15, 2018 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Porto Alegre

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During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Porto Alegre. 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

7:47 PM Feb 158:06 PM Feb 158:12 PM Feb 15
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Local times for eclipse in Porto Alegre on Thursday, February 15, 2018

EventTime in Porto AlegreDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 15 at 7:47 PM258°West-southwest4.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseFeb 15 at 8:06 PM256°West-southwest0.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
SunsetFeb 15 at 8:12 PM255°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 15 at 8:44 PM251°West-southwest7.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Porto Alegre (BRST – Brasília Summer 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 and Transits Visible in Porto Alegre

Eclipse Visibility From Porto AlegreVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPenumbral
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Note: Click on the date link for details in Porto Alegre, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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