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Monday, August 21, 2017 at 7:28 pm

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Ponta Delgada: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 6:40 pm Countdown

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 7:28 pm

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 8:14 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

Magnitude: 0.40


August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Ponta Delgada

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

6:40 pm Aug 217:28 pm Aug 218:14 pm Aug 21
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Local times for eclipse in Ponta Delgada on Monday, August 21, 2017

EventTime in Ponta DelgadaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 6:40 pm270°West20.1°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 7:28 pm277°West10.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 8:14 pm284°West-northwest2.0°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Times are local for Ponta Delgada (AZOST – Azores Summer Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Ponta Delgada

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