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Flag for South Africa February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse — East London, South Africa

Max view in East London
Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 6:04 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


East London: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 5:09 PM

Maximum: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 6:04 PM

Ends: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 6:55 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 46 minutes

Location

February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse — East London

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Will Look

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxSunset
5:09 PM Feb 266:04 PM Feb 266:46 PM Feb 26
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Local times for eclipse in East London on Sunday, February 26, 2017

EventTime in East LondonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 26 at 5:09 PM272°West19.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 26 at 6:04 PM265°West8.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
SunsetFeb 26 at 6:46 PM259°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 26 at 6:55 PM259°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for East London (SAST – South Africa Standard 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 East London

Eclipse Visibility from East LondonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarPenumbral
Total
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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 21LunarPenumbral
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in East London, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100