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December 26, 2019 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

Max view in Saipan
Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 4:56 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Saipan: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Thu, Dec 26, 2019 at 3:35 PM

Maximum: Thu, Dec 26, 2019 at 4:56 PM

Ends: Thu, Dec 26, 2019 at 6:04 PM


Duration: 2 hours, 29 minutes

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December 26, 2019 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Saipan

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Will Look

The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Saipan, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxSunset
3:35 PM Dec 264:56 PM Dec 265:54 PM Dec 26
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Local times for eclipse in Saipan on Thursday, December 26, 2019

EventTime in SaipanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 26 at 3:35 PM232°Southwest28.2°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseDec 26 at 4:56 PM242°West-southwest11.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
SunsetDec 26 at 5:54 PM246°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 26 at 6:04 PM246°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Saipan (ChST – Chamorro Standard 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 Saipan

Eclipse Visibility from SaipanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jul 17LunarPenumbral
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
Note: Click on the date link for details in Saipan, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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