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Flag for Canada August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Aug 21, 2017 at 10:21 am
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Global Event: Total Solar Eclipse


Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in Vancouver

Began: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 9:10 am

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 10:21 am 0.88 Magnitude

Ended: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 11:37 am

Duration: 2 hours, 27 minutes

Location

August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Vancouver

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looked like in Vancouver. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times were local time (PDT) for Vancouver.

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
9:10 am Mon, Aug 21
Partial Eclipse begins The Moon touches the Sun's edge.Map direction East-southeast 104°
27.6°
10:21 am Mon, Aug 21
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.Map direction East-southeast 120°
38.2°
11:37 am Mon, Aug 21
Partial Eclipse ends The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.Map direction Southeast 143°
47.5°

The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Vancouver, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covered a large portion of the Sun, so this was a spectacular sight.

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Eclipses and Transits Visible in Vancouver

Eclipse Visibility From VancouverVisibility Worldwide
Jun 26, 2010 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Dec 20–21, 2010 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Much of Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Dec 10, 2011 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, North/East Africa, North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
May 20, 2012 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse North/East Europe, Much of Asia, Much of North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Jun 4, 2012 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jun 5, 2012 Venus TransitVenus Transit Europe, Asia, Australia, North/East Africa, North America, North/West South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Nov 28, 2012 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Asia, Australia, North/East Africa, Much of North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
May 24, 2013 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse West in Europe, Much of Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 18, 2013 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, West in Australia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Apr 14–15, 2014 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse West in Europe, South/East Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 8, 2014 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse East in Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Oct 23, 2014 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse East in Asia, North America, Pacific, Atlantic
Apr 4, 2015 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 27, 2015 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 23, 2016 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
May 9, 2016 Mercury TransitMercury Transit Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Feb 10, 2017 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Much of Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Aug 21, 2017 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse West in Europe, North/East Asia, North/West Africa, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Jan 31, 2018 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North/East Africa, North America, North/West South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Jan 20, 2019 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Nov 11, 2019 Mercury TransitMercury Transit South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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