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Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 8:14 pm

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse

Rio Grande: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 7:41 pm

Maximum: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 8:14 pm

Ends: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 8:45 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 4 minutes


February 15, 2018 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Rio Grande

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During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Rio Grande. There are no locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event. The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

7:41 pm Feb 158:14 pm Feb 158:18 pm Feb 15
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Local times for eclipse in Rio Grande on Thursday, February 15, 2018

EventTime in Rio GrandeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 15 at 7:41 pm260°West6.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseFeb 15 at 8:14 pm255°West-southwest0.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetFeb 15 at 8:18 pm255°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 15 at 8:45 pm251°West-southwest6.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Rio Grande (BRST – Brasília Summer 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 Rio Grande

Eclipse Visibility From Rio GrandeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Rio Grande, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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