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Eclipse visible in Gambier Islands – December 14, 2020 — Total Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Gambier Islands

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

More about the December 14, 2020 — Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Gambier Islands on Monday, December 14, 2020

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 Gambier IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 14 at 4:59 AM117°East-southeast1.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseDec 14 at 5:07 AM116°East-southeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 14 at 5:48 AM116°East-southeast0.2° belowEclipse as seen from earthMoon 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 6:41 AM108°East-southeast19.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.

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 Gambier Islands (GAMT - Gambier Time).

Other eclipses visible in Gambier Islands

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in Gambier IslandsLooks like in Gambier IslandsPath of the eclipse
Apr 4, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 27, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 20, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 2, 2019SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 29 / Nov 30, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 2020SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 25 / May 26, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18 / Nov 19, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 15, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7 / Nov 8, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 24 / Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 8, 2024SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17, 2024LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 2, 2024SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13 / Mar 14, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 21, 2025SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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