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Eclipses in South Pole, Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott station)

Dec 15, 2020 at 5:13 am
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Global Event: Total Solar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in South Pole
Begins: Tue, Dec 15, 2020 at 4:25 am
Maximum: Tue, Dec 15, 2020 at 5:13 am 0.465 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Dec 15, 2020 at 6:01 am
Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes
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December 15, 2020 — Total Solar Eclipse — South Pole

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
4:25:05 am Tue, Dec 15
Partial Eclipse begins The Moon touches the Sun's edge.Map direction West 270°
23.3°
5:13:30 am Tue, Dec 15
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.Map direction West 270°
23.3°
6:01:56 am Tue, Dec 15
Partial Eclipse ends The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.Map direction West 270°
23.3°

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

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Eclipses and Transits Visible in South Pole

Eclipse Visibility From South PoleVisibility Worldwide
Dec 15, 2020 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in Africa, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 26–27, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 16, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 15, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic

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