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Monday, August 21, 2017 at 8:35 pm

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Funchal: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 7:48 pm

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 8:35 pm

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 9:20 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes


August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Funchal

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Funchal, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

7:48 pm Aug 218:35 pm Aug 218:45 pm Aug 21
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Local times for eclipse in Funchal on Monday, August 21, 2017

EventTime in FunchalDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 7:48 pm277°West11.1°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 8:35 pm283°West-northwest1.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
SunsetAug 21 at 8:45 pm285°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 9:20 pm289°West-northwest7.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Funchal (WEST – Western European Summer Time).

This eclipse is in progress during sunrise or sunset, so the Sun is displayed only partly in some phases, according to its altitude below the horizon. The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Funchal

Eclipse Visibility From FunchalVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
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