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Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 6:37 pm

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse

Punta Arenas: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 5:41 pm Countdown

Maximum: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 6:37 pm

Ends: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes


February 15, 2018 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Punta Arenas

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During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Punta Arenas. There are no locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

5:41 pm Feb 156:37 pm Feb 157:30 pm Feb 15
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Local times for eclipse in Punta Arenas on Thursday, February 15, 2018

EventTime in Punta ArenasDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 15 at 5:41 pm291°West-northwest30.1°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 15 at 6:37 pm279°West21.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 15 at 7:30 pm268°West14.0°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Punta Arenas (CLST – Chile Summer Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Punta Arenas

Eclipse Visibility From Punta ArenasVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
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