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Feb 16, 2018 at 9:00 am
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Global Event: Partial Solar Eclipse


Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in McMurdo

Begins: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 8:07 am

Maximum: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 9:00 am 0.37 Magnitude

Ends: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 9:54 am

Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes

Location

February 16, 2018 — Partial Solar Eclipse — McMurdo

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in McMurdo. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (NZDT) for McMurdo.

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
8:07 am Fri, Feb 16
Partial Eclipse begins The Moon touches the Sun's edge.Map direction East 92°
12.3°
9:00 am Fri, Feb 16
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.Map direction East 79°
15.0°
9:54 am Fri, Feb 16
Partial Eclipse ends The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.Map direction East-northeast 66°
17.7°

During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from McMurdo. There are no locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

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Eclipses and Transits Visible in McMurdo

Eclipse Visibility From McMurdoVisibility Worldwide
Feb 16, 2018 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse South in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica
Jul 28, 2018 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South in North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jul 17, 2019 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 12, 2019 Partial Mercury TransitPartial Mercury Transit South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jun 6, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

Note: Click on the date link for details in McMurdo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.