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April 8, 2024 — Total Solar Eclipse — Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Apr 8, 2024 at 6:51 am
Max at Sunrise in Rarotonga
Global Event: Total Solar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in Rarotonga
Begins: Mon, Apr 8, 2024 at 6:48 am
Maximum: Mon, Apr 8, 2024 at 6:51 am 0.488 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, Apr 8, 2024 at 7:24 am
Duration: 35 minutes

April 8, 2024 — Total Solar Eclipse — Rarotonga

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Rarotonga. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (CKT) for Rarotonga.

5:47:04 am Mon, Apr 8Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 87°
6:48:59 am Mon, Apr 8RisingSunrise RisingMap direction East 82°
6:51:18 am Mon, Apr 8
Maximum Eclipse 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.
Map direction East 81°
7:24:04 am Mon, Apr 8
Partial Eclipse ends The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Map direction East 78°

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Rarotonga, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Eclipses and Transits Visible in Rarotonga

Eclipse Visibility From RarotongaVisibility Worldwide
May 5, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Mar 24, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, North/East Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Apr 8, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse West in Europe, North America, North in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Sep 17, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Much of Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Oct 2, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse South in North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica

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