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Feb 15, 2018 at 7:12 pm
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Global Event: Partial Solar Eclipse


Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in La Plata

Begins: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 6:35 pm

Maximum: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 7:12 pm 0.17 Magnitude

Ends: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 7:47 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes

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February 15, 2018 — Partial Solar Eclipse — La Plata

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
6:35 pm Thu, Feb 15
Partial Eclipse begins The Moon touches the Sun's edge.Map direction West 263°
13.4°
7:12 pm Thu, Feb 15
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Map direction West 258°
6.0°
7:45 pm Thu, Feb 15Not directly visibleSunset Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 254°
-0.2°
7:47 pm Thu, Feb 15Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 253°
-0.5°

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

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Eclipses and Transits Visible in La Plata

Eclipse Visibility From La PlataVisibility Worldwide
Feb 15, 2018 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse South in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica
Jul 27, 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
Jan 20/21, 2019 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jul 2, 2019 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in North America, Much of South America, Pacific
Jul 16, 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

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