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Eclipse visible in Windhoek – December 14, 2020 — Total Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Windhoek

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

More about the December 14, 2020 — Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Windhoek on Monday, December 14, 2020

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 WindhoekDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 14 at 6:59 PM247°West-southwest5.8° 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 14 at 7:30 PM244°West-southwest0.2° 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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetDec 14 at 7:30 PM244°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 14 at 8:43 PM244°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 Windhoek (WAST - West Africa Summer Time).

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