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Flag for Namibia February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Windhoek, Namibia

Max view in Windhoek
Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 6:17 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Windhoek: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 5:10 PM

Maximum: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 6:17 PM

Ends: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 7:17 PM


Duration: 2 hours, 6 minutes

Location

February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Windhoek

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Will Look

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
5:10 PM Feb 266:17 PM Feb 267:17 PM Feb 26
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Local times for eclipse in Windhoek on Sunday, February 26, 2017

EventTime in WindhoekDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 26 at 5:10 PM273°West29.2°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 26 at 6:17 PM266°West13.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 26 at 7:17 PM261°West0.5°
The 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.
Times are local for Windhoek (WAST – West Africa Summer Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Windhoek

Eclipse Visibility from WindhoekVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
Partial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Windhoek, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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