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April 20, 2023 — Total Solar Eclipse — Tauranga, New Zealand

Apr 20, 2023 at 4:59 pm
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Global Event: Total Solar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in Tauranga
Begins: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 4:36 pm
Maximum: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 4:59 pm 0.055 Magnitude
Ends: Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 5:22 pm
Duration: 46 minutes
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April 20, 2023 — Total Solar Eclipse — Tauranga

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
4:36:00 pm Thu, Apr 20
Partial Eclipse begins The Moon touches the Sun's edge.Map direction West-northwest 294°
11.7°
4:59:39 pm Thu, Apr 20
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Map direction West-northwest 290°
7.4°
5:22:27 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-northwest.
Map direction West-northwest 286°
3.3°

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Tauranga, 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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Eclipses and Transits Visible in Tauranga

Eclipse Visibility From TaurangaVisibility Worldwide
Apr 20, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, North/East Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Oct 3, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse South in North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica
Mar 14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica

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

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