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Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 8:08 am

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Easter Island: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 7:14 am

Maximum: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 8:08 am

Ends: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 8:58 am

Duration: 1 hour, 44 minutes


February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Easter Island

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Easter Island, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. Check the weather for Easter Island.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

8:08 am Feb 268:08 am Feb 268:58 am Feb 26
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Local times for eclipse in Easter Island on Sunday, February 26, 2017

EventTime in Easter IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 26 at 7:14 am107°East-southeast12.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseFeb 26 at 8:08 am100°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseFeb 26 at 8:08 am100°East0.2° 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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 26 at 8:58 am94°East10.2°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Easter Island (EASST – Easter Island Summer 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 Easter Island

Eclipse Visibility From Easter IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Note: Click on the date link for details in Easter Island, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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