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Eclipse visible in Tarawa – Dec 26, 2019 Annular Solar Eclipse

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

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

The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

More about the Dec 26, 2019 Annular Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Tarawa on Thursday, December 26, 2019

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 TarawaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 26 at 6:17 PM247°West-southwest1.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseDec 26 at 6:19 PM247°West-southwest1.6° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
SunsetDec 26 at 6:28 PM247°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 26 at 7:42 PM247°West-southwest0.2° 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 Tarawa (GILT - Gilbert Island Time).

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