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Flag for Sao Tome and Principe December 14, 2020 — Total Solar Eclipse — São Tomé, Sao Tome and Principe

Max view in São Tomé
Monday, December 14, 2020 at 5:29 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


São Tomé: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 5:26 PM

Maximum: Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 5:29 PM

Ends: Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 6:41 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Location

December 14, 2020 — Total Solar Eclipse — São Tomé

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Will Look

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

StartMaxSunset
5:26 PM Dec 145:29 PM Dec 145:29 PM Dec 14
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Local times for eclipse in São Tomé on Monday, December 14, 2020

EventTime in São ToméDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 14 at 5:26 PM247°West-southwest0.4°
The Moon touches 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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximum EclipseDec 14 at 5:29 PM247°West-southwest0.2° 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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetDec 14 at 5:29 PM247°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 14 at 6:41 PM247°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for São Tomé (GMT – Greenwich Mean 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 São Tomé

Eclipse Visibility from São ToméVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Dec 14SolarPartial
Total
2022May 16LunarTotal
Total
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2023Oct 28LunarPartial
Partial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
Partial
2025Mar 14LunarPartial
Total
2025Sep 7LunarTotal
Total
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 6SolarPartial
Annular
2027Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2028Dec 31LunarPartial
Total
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in São Tomé, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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