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Max at Sunset in Santa Maria
Monday, August 21, 2017 at 6:49 pm

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Santa Maria: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 5:59 pm Countdown

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 6:51 pm

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 7:47 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

Magnitude: 0.82


August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Santa Maria

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Santa Maria, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is a spectacular sight.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

StartNear maxSunset
5:59 pm Aug 216:49 pm Aug 216:52 pm Aug 21
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Local times for eclipse in Santa Maria on Monday, August 21, 2017

EventTime in Santa MariaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 5:59 pm279°West11.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 6:51 pm283°West-northwest0.1° below
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-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetAug 21 at 6:52 pm283°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 7:47 pm287°West-northwest13.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Santa Maria (CVT – Cape Verde 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 Santa Maria

Eclipse Visibility From Santa MariaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Note: Click on the date link for details in Santa Maria, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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