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Flag for French Polynesia December 14, 2020 — Total Solar Eclipse — Gambier Islands, French Polynesia

Max view in Gambier Islands
Monday, December 14, 2020 at 5:47 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Gambier Islands: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 4:58 AM

Maximum: Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 5:47 AM

Ends: Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 6:39 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 41 minutes


December 14, 2020 — Total Solar Eclipse — Gambier Islands

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Will Look

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:07 AM Dec 145:47 AM Dec 146:39 AM Dec 14
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Local times for eclipse in Gambier Islands on Monday, December 14, 2020

EventTime in Gambier IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 14 at 4:58 AM117°East-southeast1.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseDec 14 at 5:07 AM116°East-southeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 14 at 5:47 AM116°East-southeast0.2° 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-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 14 at 6:39 AM108°East-southeast19.0°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Gambier Islands (GAMT – Gambier 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 Gambier Islands

Eclipse Visibility from Gambier IslandsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jul 4LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2020Dec 14SolarPartial
2021May 25 / May 26LunarTotal
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
2022May 15LunarTotal
2022Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
2024Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
2024Sep 17LunarPartial
2024Oct 2SolarPartial
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 21SolarPartial
2026Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
2026Aug 27LunarPartial
2027Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarPenumbral
2029Jun 25LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Gambier Islands, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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