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Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 5:42 pm

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Bangui: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 4:46 pm

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

Ended: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 6:33 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes


February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Bangui

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Bangui, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

4:46 pm Feb 265:42 pm Feb 265:59 pm Feb 26
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Local times for eclipse in Bangui on Sunday, February 26, 2017

EventTime in BanguiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 26 at 4:46 pm260°West17.1°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 26 at 5:42 pm261°West3.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
SunsetFeb 26 at 5:59 pm262°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 26 at 6:33 pm262°West9.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Bangui (WAT – West Africa 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 Bangui

Eclipse Visibility From BanguiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
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