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Flag for Spain August 12, 2026 — Total Solar Eclipse — Mahón, Menorca, Spain (Maó)

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Wednesday, August 12, 2026 at 8:30 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Mahón: Total Solar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Aug 12, 2026 at 7:37 PM

Maximum: Wed, Aug 12, 2026 at 8:30 PM

Ends: Wed, Aug 12, 2026 at 9:21 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 44 minutes

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August 12, 2026 — Total Solar Eclipse — Mahón

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This total solar eclipse is fully visible in Mahón. This is a rare and spectacular event that can only be experienced along a relatively narrow strip on the Earth's surface. The eclipse is also visible in other areas, but the Moon does not cover the Sun completely there.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxSunset
7:37 PM Aug 128:30 PM Aug 128:43 PM Aug 12
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Local times for eclipse in Mahón on Wednesday, August 12, 2026

EventTime in MahónDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 12 at 7:37 PM280°West11.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsAug 12 at 8:30 PM288°West-northwest1.9°
The Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximum EclipseAug 12 at 8:30 PM288°West-northwest1.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Full Eclipse endsAug 12 at 8:31 PM288°West-northwest1.7°
The total eclipse ends.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
SunsetAug 12 at 8:43 PM290°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 12 at 9:21 PM290°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Mahón (CEST – Central European Summer 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 Mahón

Eclipse Visibility from MahónVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021Jun 10SolarPartial
Annular
2022May 16LunarTotal
Total
2022Oct 25SolarPartial
Partial
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
Partial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
Partial
2025Mar 14LunarPartial
Total
2025Mar 29SolarPartial
Partial
2025Sep 7LunarTotal
Total
2026Aug 12SolarTotal
Total
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
Total
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2028Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
Total
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mahón, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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