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Monday, August 21, 2017 at 5:15 pm

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

João Pessoa: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 4:26 pm

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 5:15 pm

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes


August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — João Pessoa

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in João Pessoa, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

4:26 pm Aug 215:15 pm Aug 215:19 pm Aug 21
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Local times for eclipse in João Pessoa on Monday, August 21, 2017

EventTime in João PessoaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 4:26 pm284°West-northwest12.2°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 5:15 pm282°West-northwest0.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
SunsetAug 21 at 5:19 pm282°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 6:00 pm281°West10.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for João Pessoa (BRT – Brasília 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 João Pessoa

Eclipse Visibility From João PessoaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
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