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April 20, 2023 — Total Solar Eclipse — Port-aux-Francais, French Southern Territories

Max view in Port-aux-Francais
Thursday, April 20, 2023 at 7:38 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Port-aux-Francais: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 6:37 AM

Maximum: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 7:38 AM

Ends: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 8:44 AM


Duration: 2 hours, 7 minutes

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April 20, 2023 — Total Solar Eclipse — Port-aux-Francais

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Port-aux-Francais, 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

SunriseMaxEnd
7:07 AM Apr 207:38 AM Apr 208:44 AM Apr 20
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Local times for eclipse in Port-aux-Francais on Thursday, April 20, 2023

EventTime in Port-aux-FrancaisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 20 at 6:37 AM79°East5.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseApr 20 at 7:07 AM73°East-northeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 20 at 7:38 AM73°East-northeast0.2° 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-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 20 at 8:44 AM54°Northeast13.4°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Port-aux-Francais (TFT – French Southern and Antarctic 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 Port-aux-Francais

Eclipse Visibility from Port-aux-FrancaisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10 / Jan 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 5 / Jun 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26LunarPartial
Total
2022May 16LunarPartial
Total
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
Total
2023May 5 / May 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
Partial
2024Sep 18LunarPenumbral
Partial
2025Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarTotal
Total
2026Feb 17SolarPartial
Annular
2026Aug 28LunarPenumbral
Partial
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPartial
Partial
2028 / 2029Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarTotal
Total
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Port-aux-Francais, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100