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Flag for South Africa December 14, 2020 — Total Solar Eclipse — Grahamstown, South Africa

Max view in Grahamstown
Monday, December 14, 2020 at 7:09 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Grahamstown: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 6:52 PM

Maximum: Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 7:09 PM

Ends: Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 8:25 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes

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December 14, 2020 — Total Solar Eclipse — Grahamstown

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxSunset
6:52 PM Dec 147:09 PM Dec 147:19 PM Dec 14
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Local times for eclipse in Grahamstown on Monday, December 14, 2020

EventTime in GrahamstownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 14 at 6:52 PM245°West-southwest4.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseDec 14 at 7:09 PM242°West-southwest1.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
SunsetDec 14 at 7:19 PM241°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 14 at 8:25 PM241°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Grahamstown (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 Grahamstown

Eclipse Visibility from GrahamstownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Dec 14SolarPartial
Total
2021Dec 4SolarPartial
Total
2022May 16LunarTotal
Total
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
Partial
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
Partial
2025Mar 14LunarPenumbral
Total
2025Sep 7LunarTotal
Total
2026Feb 17SolarPartial
Annular
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 6SolarPartial
Annular
2027Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPenumbral
Partial
2028Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2028Dec 31LunarPartial
Total
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 5SolarPartial
Partial
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
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