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Eclipses in Thule Air Base, Greenland (Pituffik)

Jun 10, 2021 at 7:33 am
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Global Event: Annular Solar Eclipse
Local Type: Annular Solar Eclipse, in Thule Air Base
Begins: Thu, Jun 10, 2021 at 6:28 am
Maximum: Thu, Jun 10, 2021 at 7:33 am 0.965 Magnitude
Ends: Thu, Jun 10, 2021 at 8:40 am
Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes
Annularity: 3 minutes, 42 seconds
Location

June 10, 2021 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Thule Air Base

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
6:28:32 am Thu, Jun 10
Partial Eclipse begins The Moon touches the Sun's edge.Map direction East-northeast 68°
18.7°
7:31:22 am Thu, Jun 10
Full Eclipse begins The Annular phase startsMap direction East 83°
22.2°
7:33:13 am Thu, Jun 10
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.Map direction East 84°
22.3°
7:35:04 am Thu, Jun 10
Full Eclipse ends The Annular phase ends.Map direction East 84°
22.5°
8:40:00 am Thu, Jun 10
Partial Eclipse ends The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.Map direction East 100°
26.2°

This annular solar eclipse is fully visible in Thule Air Base. Observers there can experience the “ring of fire” that is characteristic for this kind of solar eclipse. This is a rare and spectacular event that can only be experienced along a relatively narrow strip on the Earth's surface. The eclipse is also visible in other areas, but the Moon does not move centrally in front of the Sun there and the “ring of fire” is not visible.

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Eclipses and Transits Visible in Thule Air Base

Eclipse Visibility From Thule Air BaseVisibility Worldwide
Jun 10, 2021 Annular Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Africa, Much of North America, Atlantic, Arctic
Nov 19, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Nov 8, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Oct 14, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Oct 28, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

Note: Click on the date link for details in Thule Air Base, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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