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Flag for Canada August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Alert, Nunavut, Canada

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Monday, August 21, 2017 at 2:05 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Alert: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 1:39 PM

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 2:05 PM

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 2:30 PM

Duration: 51 minutes


August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Alert

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

1:39 PM Aug 212:05 PM Aug 212:30 PM Aug 21
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Local times for eclipse in Alert on Monday, August 21, 2017

EventTime in AlertDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 1:39 PM203°South-southwest18.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 2:05 PM209°South-southwest18.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 2:30 PM216°Southwest18.0°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Alert (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Alert

Eclipse Visibility from AlertVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
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