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Flag for Canada August 11, 2018 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Cape Dorset, Nunavut, Canada

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Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 4:47 AM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse

Cape Dorset: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Aug 11, 2018 at 4:08 AM

Maximum: Sat, Aug 11, 2018 at 4:47 AM

Ends: Sat, Aug 11, 2018 at 5:28 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes


August 11, 2018 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Cape Dorset

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During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Cape Dorset. There are no locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

4:44 AM Aug 114:47 AM Aug 115:28 AM Aug 11
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Local times for eclipse in Cape Dorset on Saturday, August 11, 2018

EventTime in Cape DorsetDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 11 at 4:08 AM42°Northeast2.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseAug 11 at 4:44 AM51°Northeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 11 at 4:47 AM51°Northeast0.0°
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 Northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 11 at 5:28 AM61°East-northeast3.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Times are local for Cape Dorset (EDT – 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 and Transits Visible in Cape Dorset

Eclipse Visibility From Cape DorsetVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 5VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Note: Click on the date link for details in Cape Dorset, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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