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February 6, 2027 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Benin City, Edo, Nigeria (Igodomigodo)

Feb 6, 2027 at 6:45 pm
Max at Sunset in Benin City
Global Event: Annular Solar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse in Benin City, Edo
Begins: Sat, Feb 6, 2027 at 5:44 pm
Maximum: Sat, Feb 6, 2027 at 6:45 pm 0.863 Magnitude
Ends: Sat, Feb 6, 2027 at 6:47 pm
Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


February 6, 2027 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Benin City

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Benin City. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (WAT) for Benin City. This calculation uses a Delta T value of 69.7 seconds.

5:44:29 pm Sat, Feb 6
Partial Eclipse begins The Moon touches the Sun's edge.Map direction West-southwest 252°
6:45:41 pm Sat, Feb 6
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-southwest 254°
6:47:56 pm Sat, Feb 6SettingSunset SettingMap direction West-southwest 254°
7:52:17 pm Sat, Feb 6Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 255°

The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Benin City, 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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Eclipses and Transits Visible in Benin City

Eclipse Visibility From Benin CityVisibility Worldwide
Oct 28, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse

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