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Flag for India December 26, 2019 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India (Madras)

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Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 9:36 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Chennai: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Thu, Dec 26, 2019 at 8:10 AM

Maximum: Thu, Dec 26, 2019 at 9:36 AM

Ends: Thu, Dec 26, 2019 at 11:22 AM


Duration: 3 hours, 12 minutes

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December 26, 2019 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Chennai

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Chennai, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
8:10 AM Dec 269:36 AM Dec 2611:22 AM Dec 26
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Local times for eclipse in Chennai on Thursday, December 26, 2019

EventTime in ChennaiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 26 at 8:10 AM122°East-southeast21.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseDec 26 at 9:36 AM134°Southeast38.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 26 at 11:22 AM163°South-southeast51.9°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Chennai (IST – India Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Chennai

Eclipse Visibility from ChennaiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
Partial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
Total
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarPenumbral
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
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