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Eclipse visible in Port-Gentil – February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Port-Gentil

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

More about the February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Port-Gentil 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 Port-GentilDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 26 at 4:35 PM261°West30.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 26 at 5:39 PM261°West14.2° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 26 at 6:37 PM262°West0.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
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 West for the best view of the eclipse.

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Times are local for Port-Gentil (WAT - West Africa Time).

Other eclipses visible in Port-Gentil

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in Port-GentilLooks like in Port-GentilPath of the eclipse
Apr 25, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18 / Oct 19, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 3, 2013SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 1, 2016SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10 / Feb 11, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 26, 2017SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27 / Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 21, 2020SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 2020SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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