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Flag for South Africa February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Cape Town, South Africa

Max view in Cape Town
Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 5:59 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Cape Town: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 4:58 PM

Maximum: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 5:59 PM

Ends: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 6:54 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 56 minutes

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February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Cape Town

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
4:58 PM Feb 265:59 PM Feb 266:54 PM Feb 26
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Local times for eclipse in Cape Town on Sunday, February 26, 2017

EventTime in Cape TownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 26 at 4:58 PM280°West29.7°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 26 at 5:59 PM271°West17.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 26 at 6:54 PM264°West5.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
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
Total
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
Partial
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
Partial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
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