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Eclipse visible in Kinshasa – Feb 26, 2017 Annular Solar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in in Kinshasa (weather permitting).

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

More about the Feb 26, 2017 Annular Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kinshasa on Sunday, February 26, 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 KinshasaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 26 at 4:33 PM263°West24.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 26 at 5:38 PM262°West8.7° 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.
SunsetFeb 26 at 6:16 PM261°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 26 at 6:35 PM261°West0.2° 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 Kinshasa (WAT - West Africa Time).

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