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Monday, August 21, 2017 at 2:05 pm

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Alert: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 1:39 pm Countdown

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 2:05 pm

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Duration: 51 minutes

Magnitude: 0.09


August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Alert

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Alert, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

1:39 pm Aug 212:05 pm Aug 212:30 pm Aug 21
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Local times for eclipse in Alert on Monday, August 21, 2017

EventTime in AlertDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 1:39 pm203°South-southwest18.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 2:05 pm209°South-southwest18.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 2:30 pm216°Southwest18.0°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Alert (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Alert

Eclipse Visibility From AlertVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
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