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Feb 17, 2026 – Partial Solar Eclipse in Botswana

Partial Eclipse Visible
Feb 17, 2026
Botswana
Global Event: Annular Solar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in Botswana
Start of Partial: Tue, Feb 17, 2026 at 2:31 pm SAST
Start of Annularity: Not visible from Botswana
End of Annularity: Not visible from Botswana
End of Partial: Tue, Feb 17, 2026 at 3:57 pm SAST

All times shown on this page are local time.

Location

This map shows where and when the eclipse is visible in Botswana.

Feb 17, 2026 – Partial Solar Eclipse – Botswana

A
Partial Starting:
2:31 pm SAST
Annularity
Not visible from Botswana
B
Partial Ending:
3:57 pm SAST

The colors on the map indicate how much of the Sun gets covered by the Moon.

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Countdown until eclipse begins

581Days 12Hrs 17Mins 18Secs

Botswana Eclipse Countdown

This table provides the eclipse visibility and times for each city,

Selection of Cities in Botswana Where the Eclipse Is Visible

LocationObscurationStartMaxEndAvg. Cloud Cover
Francistown
2.43%
2:51 pm3:22 pm3:51 pm CAT
51 %
Gaborone
4.08%
2:36 pm3:13 pm3:48 pm CAT
43 %
Molepolole
3.47%
2:38 pm3:13 pm3:47 pm CAT
40 %
Serowe
2.78%
2:46 pm3:19 pm3:49 pm CAT
44 %
Shoshong
3.17%
2:43 pm3:17 pm3:49 pm CAT
43 %
Tsabong
2.08%
2:36 pm3:07 pm3:36 pm CAT
26 %
Tshane
0.46%
2:52 pm3:11 pm3:29 pm CAT
36 %

All times shown on this page are local time.

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Eclipses Visible in Botswana

Eclipse Visibility from BotswanaVisibility Worldwide
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Feb 17, 2026 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse
Aug 28, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse

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