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Flag for Tokelau April 20, 2023 — Total Solar Eclipse — Fakaofo, Tokelau

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Thursday, April 20, 2023 at 6:15 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Fakaofo: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 5:47 PM

Maximum: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 6:15 PM

Ends: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 7:41 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes


April 20, 2023 — Total Solar Eclipse — Fakaofo

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

5:47 PM Apr 206:15 PM Apr 206:19 PM Apr 20
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Local times for eclipse in Fakaofo on Thursday, April 20, 2023

EventTime in FakaofoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 20 at 5:47 PM283°West-northwest7.0°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximum EclipseApr 20 at 6:15 PM282°West-northwest0.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
SunsetApr 20 at 6:19 PM281°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 20 at 7:41 PM279°West20.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Fakaofo (TKT – Tokelau 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 and Transits Visible in Fakaofo

Eclipse Visibility From FakaofoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30 / Dec 1LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
2022May 16LunarPartial
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Oct 3SolarPartial
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 8LunarPartial
2025Sep 22SolarPartial
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Fakaofo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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