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Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 5:43 pm

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Parakou: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 4:54 pm

Maximum: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 5:43 pm

Ends: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 6:27 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes


February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Parakou

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Parakou, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. Check the weather for Parakou.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

4:54 pm Feb 265:43 pm Feb 266:27 pm Feb 26
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Local times for eclipse in Parakou on Sunday, February 26, 2017

EventTime in ParakouDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 26 at 4:54 pm255°West-southwest29.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 26 at 5:43 pm258°West-southwest17.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 26 at 6:27 pm260°West7.2°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for Parakou (WAT – West Africa Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Parakou

Eclipse Visibility From ParakouVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
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