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Flag for Senegal August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Dakar, Senegal

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Monday, August 21, 2017 at 7:22 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Dakar: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 7:01 PM

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 7:22 PM

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 8:46 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes


August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Dakar

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

7:01 PM Aug 217:22 PM Aug 217:28 PM Aug 21
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Local times for eclipse in Dakar on Monday, August 21, 2017

EventTime in DakarDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 7:01 PM281°West5.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 7:22 PM282°West-northwest1.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
SunsetAug 21 at 7:28 PM282°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 8:46 PM288°West-northwest18.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Dakar (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 and Transits Visible in Dakar

Eclipse Visibility From DakarVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Note: Click on the date link for details in Dakar, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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