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Flag for Norway April 8, 2024 — Total Solar Eclipse — Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway

Max view in Longyearbyen
Monday, April 8, 2024 at 9:18 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Longyearbyen: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Apr 8, 2024 at 8:49 PM

Maximum: Mon, Apr 8, 2024 at 9:18 PM

Ends: Mon, Apr 8, 2024 at 9:47 PM

Duration: 59 minutes


April 8, 2024 — Total Solar Eclipse — Longyearbyen

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Longyearbyen, 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

8:49 PM Apr 89:18 PM Apr 89:47 PM Apr 8
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Local times for eclipse in Longyearbyen on Monday, April 8, 2024

EventTime in LongyearbyenDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 8 at 8:49 PM298°West-northwest2.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximum EclipseApr 8 at 9:18 PM306°Northwest1.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 8 at 9:47 PM313°Northwest0.2°
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 Northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Times are local for Longyearbyen (CEST – Central European Summer Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Longyearbyen

Eclipse Visibility from LongyearbyenVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021Jun 10SolarPartial
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
2022Oct 25SolarPartial
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
2025Mar 14LunarPartial
2025Mar 29SolarPartial
2025Sep 7LunarPartial
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
2027Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
2029Jun 12SolarPartial
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Longyearbyen, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100