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Flag for New Zealand December 4, 2021 — Total Solar Eclipse — Invercargill, New Zealand (Waihopai)

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Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 9:18 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Invercargill: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Sat, Dec 4, 2021 at 9:12 PM

Maximum: Sat, Dec 4, 2021 at 9:18 PM

Ends: Sat, Dec 4, 2021 at 10:32 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 21 minutes


December 4, 2021 — Total Solar Eclipse — Invercargill

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Invercargill, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

9:12 PM Dec 49:18 PM Dec 49:24 PM Dec 4
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Local times for eclipse in Invercargill on Saturday, December 4, 2021

EventTime in InvercargillDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 4 at 9:12 PM238°West-southwest1.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximum EclipseDec 4 at 9:18 PM237°West-southwest0.6°
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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetDec 4 at 9:24 PM236°Southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 4 at 10:32 PM223°Southwest9.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Invercargill (NZDT – New Zealand Daylight 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 and Transits Visible in Invercargill

Eclipse Visibility From InvercargillVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30 / Dec 1LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
2021Dec 4SolarPartial
2022May 16LunarPartial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2025Sep 22SolarPartial
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2028Jul 22SolarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Invercargill, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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