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Flag for Oman December 26, 2019 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Muscat, Oman

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Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 7:39 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Muscat: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Dec 26, 2019 at 6:31 AM

Maximum: Thu, Dec 26, 2019 at 7:39 AM

Ends: Thu, Dec 26, 2019 at 8:58 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 27 minutes


December 26, 2019 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Muscat

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Muscat, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:45 AM Dec 267:39 AM Dec 268:58 AM Dec 26
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Local times for eclipse in Muscat on Thursday, December 26, 2019

EventTime in MuscatDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 26 at 6:31 AM114°East-southeast2.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseDec 26 at 6:45 AM115°East-southeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 26 at 7:39 AM115°East-southeast0.2° below
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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 26 at 8:58 AM132°Southeast24.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Muscat (GST – Gulf Standard 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 visible in Muscat

Eclipse Visibility from MuscatVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarPartial
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPenumbral
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Muscat, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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