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Flag for US Minor Outlying Islands December 26, 2019 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Wake Island, US Minor Outlying Islands

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Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 6:18 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Wake Island: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Dec 26, 2019 at 5:54 PM

Maximum: Thu, Dec 26, 2019 at 6:18 PM

Ends: Thu, Dec 26, 2019 at 7:57 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 3 minutes


December 26, 2019 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Wake Island

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

5:54 PM Dec 266:18 PM Dec 266:22 PM Dec 26
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Local times for eclipse in Wake Island on Thursday, December 26, 2019

EventTime in Wake IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 26 at 5:54 PM243°West-southwest5.4°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseDec 26 at 6:18 PM245°West-southwest0.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetDec 26 at 6:22 PM245°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 26 at 7:57 PM252°West-southwest21.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Wake Island (WAKT – Wake 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 Wake Island

Eclipse Visibility From Wake IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 16LunarPenumbral
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012May 21SolarPartial
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Wake Island, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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