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Monday, August 21, 2017 at 3:52 pm

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Halifax: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 2:42 pm

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 3:52 pm

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 4:58 pm


Duration: 2 hours, 16 minutes

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August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Halifax

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

StartMaxEnd
2:42 pm Aug 213:52 pm Aug 214:58 pm Aug 21
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Local times for eclipse in Halifax on Monday, August 21, 2017

EventTime in HalifaxDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 2:42 pm216°Southwest52.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 3:52 pm238°West-southwest43.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 4:58 pm253°West-southwest32.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Halifax (ADT – Atlantic Daylight Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Halifax

Eclipse Visibility From HalifaxVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarPenumbral
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Transit
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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