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Eclipse visible in Bissau – Aug 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

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

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

More about the Aug 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Bissau on Monday, August 21, 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 BissauDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial eclipse beginsAug 21 at 7:04 PM282°West-northwest2.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 7:17 PM282°West-northwest0.2° 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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetAug 21 at 7:17 PM282°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 8:47 PM282°West-northwest0.2° 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 Bissau (GMT - Greenwich Mean Time).

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