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Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 6:15 pm

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Molepolole: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 5:14 pm

Maximum: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 6:15 pm

Ends: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 7:10 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 57 minutes


February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Molepolole

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

5:14 pm Feb 266:15 pm Feb 266:49 pm Feb 26
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Local times for eclipse in Molepolole on Sunday, February 26, 2017

EventTime in MolepololeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 26 at 5:14 pm270°West20.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 26 at 6:15 pm264°West7.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
SunsetFeb 26 at 6:49 pm260°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 26 at 7:10 pm258°West-southwest5.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Molepolole (CAT – Central Africa Time).

This eclipse is in progress during sunrise or sunset, so the Sun is displayed only partly in some phases, according to its altitude below the horizon. The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Molepolole

Eclipse Visibility From MolepololeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Molepolole, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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