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April 20, 2023 — Total Solar Eclipse — Palikir, Pohnpei, Micronesia

Apr 20, 2023 at 4:46 pm
Max View in Palikir, Pohnpei
Global Event: Total Solar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse in Palikir, Pohnpei
Began: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 3:25 pm
Maximum: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 4:46 pm 0.951 Magnitude
Ended: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 5:56 pm
Duration: 2 hours, 31 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


April 20, 2023 — Total Solar Eclipse — Palikir

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looked like in Palikir. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times were local time (PONT) for Palikir. This calculation uses a Delta T value of 69.2 seconds.

3:25:06 pm Thu, Apr 20
Partial Eclipse begins The Moon touches the Sun's edge.Map direction West 279°
4:46:08 pm Thu, Apr 20
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.Map direction West 279°
5:56:23 pm Thu, Apr 20
Partial Eclipse ends The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Map direction West 280°

The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Palikir, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covered a large portion of the Sun, so this was a spectacular sight.

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Eclipses and Transits Visible in Palikir

Eclipse Visibility From PalikirVisibility Worldwide
Oct 29, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Sep 8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3–4, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse

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