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Monday, August 21, 2017 at 5:04 pm

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Cayenne: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 3:58 pm

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 5:04 pm

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 6:03 pm

Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes


August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Cayenne

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

3:58 pm Aug 215:04 pm Aug 216:03 pm Aug 21
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Local times for eclipse in Cayenne on Monday, August 21, 2017

EventTime in CayenneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 3:58 pm281°West38.7°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 5:04 pm281°West22.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 6:03 pm281°West-northwest8.3°
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 Cayenne (GFT – French Guiana Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Cayenne

Eclipse Visibility From CayenneVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
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