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Monday, August 21, 2017 at 7:48 pm

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Tórshavn: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 7:33 pm Countdown

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 7:48 pm

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 8:03 pm

Duration: 30 minutes

Magnitude: 0.04


August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Tórshavn

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Tórshavn, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

7:33 pm Aug 217:48 pm Aug 218:03 pm Aug 21
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Local times for eclipse in Tórshavn on Monday, August 21, 2017

EventTime in TórshavnDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 7:33 pm276°West10.1°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 7:48 pm280°West8.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 8:03 pm283°West-northwest6.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Times are local for Tórshavn (WEST – Western European Summer Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Tórshavn

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