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Flag for U.S.A. August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Salem, Oregon, U.S.A.

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Monday, August 21, 2017 at 10:18 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Salem: Total Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 9:05 AM

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 10:18 AM

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 11:37 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 32 minutes


August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Salem

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This total solar eclipse is fully visible in Salem. 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

9:05 AM Aug 2110:18 AM Aug 2111:37 AM Aug 21
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Local times for eclipse in Salem on Monday, August 21, 2017

EventTime in SalemDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 9:05 AM101°East-southeast27.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 10:17 AM117°East-southeast39.8°
The Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 10:18 AM117°East-southeast39.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Full Eclipse endsAug 21 at 10:19 AM117°East-southeast40.1°
The total eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 11:37 AM140°Southeast50.9°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Salem (PDT – Pacific Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Salem

Eclipse Visibility from SalemVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarTotal
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
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