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Eclipse visible in Recife – August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Recife

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Recife, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

More about the August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Recife on Monday, August 21, 2017

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in RecifeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 4:29 PM284°West-northwest11.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 5:08 PM282°West-northwest1.7° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
SunsetAug 21 at 5:18 PM282°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 5:59 PM282°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

Times are local for Recife (BRT - Brasília Time).

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