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Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 5:42 pm

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Douala: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 4:43 pm

Maximum: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 5:42 pm

Ends: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 6:34 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes


February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Douala

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

4:43 pm Feb 265:42 pm Feb 266:34 pm Feb 26
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Local times for eclipse in Douala on Sunday, February 26, 2017

EventTime in DoualaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 26 at 4:43 pm258°West-southwest26.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 26 at 5:42 pm260°West12.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 26 at 6:34 pm262°West0.2° below
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
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 for the best view of the eclipse.
Times are local for Douala (WAT – West Africa Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Douala

Eclipse Visibility From DoualaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
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