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Flag for Sierra Leone October 14, 2023 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Freetown, Sierra Leone

Max view in Freetown
Saturday, October 14, 2023 at 6:37 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Freetown: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Oct 14, 2023 at 6:32 PM

Maximum: Sat, Oct 14, 2023 at 6:37 PM

Ends: Sat, Oct 14, 2023 at 8:29 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 57 minutes

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October 14, 2023 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Freetown

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Freetown, 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
6:32 PM Oct 146:37 PM Oct 146:37 PM Oct 14
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Local times for eclipse in Freetown on Saturday, October 14, 2023

EventTime in FreetownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 14 at 6:32 PM262°West0.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximum EclipseOct 14 at 6:37 PM262°West0.2° 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 for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetOct 14 at 6:37 PM262°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 14 at 8:29 PM262°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Freetown (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 Freetown

Eclipse Visibility from FreetownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021Nov 19LunarPenumbral
Partial
2022May 16LunarTotal
Total
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
Annular
2023Oct 28LunarPartial
Partial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
Partial
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
Total
2025Sep 7LunarPartial
Total
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
Total
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 6SolarPartial
Annular
2027Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
Total
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2028Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Freetown, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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