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

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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


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

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 and Transits Visible in Port Elizabeth

Eclipse Visibility From Port ElizabethVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPenumbral
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
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