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Flag for Cook Islands April 8, 2024 — Total Solar Eclipse — Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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Monday, April 8, 2024 at 6:49 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Rarotonga: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Apr 8, 2024 at 5:47 AM

Maximum: Mon, Apr 8, 2024 at 6:49 AM

Ends: Mon, Apr 8, 2024 at 7:23 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes


April 8, 2024 — Total Solar Eclipse — Rarotonga

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:49 AM Apr 86:49 AM Apr 87:23 AM Apr 8
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Local times for eclipse in Rarotonga on Monday, April 8, 2024

EventTime in RarotongaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 8 at 5:47 AM88°East15.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseApr 8 at 6:49 AM82°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 8 at 6:49 AM82°East0.2° below
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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 8 at 7:23 AM79°East7.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Times are local for Rarotonga (CKT – Cook Island 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 visible in Rarotonga

Eclipse Visibility from RarotongaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jul 4LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 25 / May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
2022May 15LunarTotal
2022Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
2024Oct 2SolarPartial
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 7LunarPartial
2025Sep 21SolarPartial
2026Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
2026Aug 27LunarPartial
2027Jul 18LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 16LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 6LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarPartial
2029Jun 25LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Rarotonga, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100