Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > Cape Town, South Africa

Flag for South Africa November 25, 2011 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Cape Town, South Africa

Max view in Cape Town
Friday, November 25, 2011 at 6:52 AM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse

Cape Town: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 6:28 AM

Maximum: Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 6:52 AM

Ended: Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 7:18 AM

Duration: 50 minutes


November 25, 2011 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Cape Town

Live Eclipse Animation will start at:
Live Eclipse Animation has ended.
You are using an outdated browser, to view the animation please update or switch to a modern browser. Alternatively you can view the old animation by clicking here.

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covered only parts of the Sun, as seen from Cape Town. There were no locations on Earth where the Sun appeared completely covered during this event. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

More about the November 25, 2011 — Partial Solar Eclipse

Add Eclipse to Calendar

Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:28 AM Nov 256:52 AM Nov 257:18 AM Nov 25
Expand for more details on eclipse events and times

Local times for eclipse in Cape Town on Friday, November 25, 2011

EventTime in Cape TownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 25 at 6:28 AM108°East-southeast10.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseNov 25 at 6:52 AM105°East-southeast15.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 25 at 7:18 AM102°East-southeast20.4°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Cape Town (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Cape Town

Eclipse Visibility from Cape TownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Cape Town, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100