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Flag for South Africa February 17, 2026 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Stellenbosch, South Africa

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Tuesday, February 17, 2026 at 2:44 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Stellenbosch: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Tue, Feb 17, 2026 at 2:00 PM

Maximum: Tue, Feb 17, 2026 at 2:44 PM

Ends: Tue, Feb 17, 2026 at 3:25 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

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February 17, 2026 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Stellenbosch

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Stellenbosch, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
2:00 PM Feb 172:44 PM Feb 173:25 PM Feb 17
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Local times for eclipse in Stellenbosch on Tuesday, February 17, 2026

EventTime in StellenboschDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 17 at 2:00 PM324°Northwest63.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 17 at 2:44 PM306°Northwest57.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 17 at 3:25 PM294°West-northwest49.9°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Stellenbosch (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Stellenbosch

Eclipse Visibility from StellenboschVisibility 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 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
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