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Flag for South Africa February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Max view in Port Elizabeth
Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 6:01 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Port Elizabeth: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 5:05 PM

Maximum: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 6:01 PM

Ends: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 6:52 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

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February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Port Elizabeth

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
5:05 PM Feb 266:01 PM Feb 266:52 PM Feb 26
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Local times for eclipse in Port Elizabeth on Sunday, February 26, 2017

EventTime in Port ElizabethDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 26 at 5:05 PM275°West22.4°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 26 at 6:01 PM267°West10.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 26 at 6:52 PM260°West0.5°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
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.
Times are local for Port Elizabeth (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Port Elizabeth

Eclipse Visibility from Port ElizabethVisibility 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
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
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