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Feb 15, 2018 at 7:07 pm
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Global Event: Partial Solar Eclipse


Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in Mar del Plata

Begins: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 6:25 pm

Maximum: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 7:07 pm 0.22 Magnitude

Ends: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 7:46 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 21 minutes

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Upcoming Eclipse: August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse is not visible in Mar del Plata. See animation and where it can be seen

February 15, 2018 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Mar del Plata

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
6:25 pm Thu, Feb 15
Partial Eclipse begins The Moon touches the Sun's edge.Map direction West 265°
15.3°
7:07 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 259°
7.2°
7:46 pm Thu, Feb 15
Partial Eclipse ends The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
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.
Map direction West-southwest 253°
0.1°

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

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Eclipses and Transits Visible in Mar del Plata

Eclipse Visibility From Mar del 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 Mar del Plata, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.