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Flag for Canada August 12, 2026 — Total Solar Eclipse — Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Max view in Halifax
Wednesday, August 12, 2026 at 2:59 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Halifax: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Aug 12, 2026 at 1:58 PM

Maximum: Wed, Aug 12, 2026 at 2:59 PM

Ends: Wed, Aug 12, 2026 at 3:58 PM


Duration: 2 hours

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August 12, 2026 — Total Solar Eclipse — Halifax

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
1:58 PM Aug 122:59 PM Aug 123:58 PM Aug 12
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Local times for eclipse in Halifax on Wednesday, August 12, 2026

EventTime in HalifaxDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 12 at 1:58 PM199°South-southwest59.1°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 12 at 2:59 PM223°Southwest53.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 12 at 3:58 PM241°West-southwest45.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Halifax (ADT – Atlantic Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Halifax

Eclipse Visibility from HalifaxVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021Jun 10SolarPartial
Annular
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
Partial
2022May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
Total
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
Annular
2023Oct 28LunarPenumbral
Partial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
Total
2024Sep 17 / Sep 18LunarPartial
Partial
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
Total
2025Mar 29SolarPartial
Partial
2026Mar 3LunarPartial
Total
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
Total
2026Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jan 11 / Jan 12LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2029Jan 14SolarPartial
Partial
2029Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 20LunarTotal
Total
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