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Monday, August 21, 2017 at 3:46 pm

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Fort-de-France: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 2:28 pm Countdown

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 3:46 pm

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 4:53 pm

Duration: 2 hours, 26 minutes

Magnitude: 0.80


August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Fort-de-France

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Fort-de-France, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is a spectacular sight.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

2:28 pm Aug 213:46 pm Aug 214:53 pm Aug 21
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Local times for eclipse in Fort-de-France on Monday, August 21, 2017

EventTime in Fort-de-FranceDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 2:28 pm270°West55.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 3:46 pm274°West36.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 4:53 pm277°West20.5°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Fort-de-France (AST – Atlantic Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Fort-de-France

Eclipse Visibility From Fort-de-FranceVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
2020Jul 4 / Jul 5LunarPenumbral
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