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

Max view in Upington
Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 6:08 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Upington: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 5:06 PM

Maximum: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 6:08 PM

Ends: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 7:05 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 58 minutes


February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Upington

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:06 PM Feb 266:08 PM Feb 267:05 PM Feb 26
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Local times for eclipse in Upington on Sunday, February 26, 2017

EventTime in UpingtonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 26 at 5:06 PM275°West26.2°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 26 at 6:08 PM267°West12.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 26 at 7:05 PM261°West0.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Upington (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Upington

Eclipse Visibility from UpingtonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Upington, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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