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Monday, August 21, 2017 at 5:14 pm

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Natal: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 4:24 pm Countdown

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 5:14 pm

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

Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

Magnitude: 0.47


August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Natal

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

4:24 pm Aug 215:14 pm Aug 215:22 pm Aug 21
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Local times for eclipse in Natal on Monday, August 21, 2017

EventTime in NatalDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 4:24 pm284°West-northwest13.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 5:14 pm282°West-northwest1.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
SunsetAug 21 at 5:22 pm282°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 6:00 pm281°West10.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Natal (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 Natal

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