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Eclipses in Bloemfontein, South Africa

Dec 4, 2021 at 8:14 am
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Global Event: Total Solar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in Bloemfontein
Begins: Sat, Dec 4, 2021 at 8:08 am
Maximum: Sat, Dec 4, 2021 at 8:14 am 0.004 Magnitude
Ends: Sat, Dec 4, 2021 at 8:20 am
Duration: 11 minutes
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December 4, 2021 — Total Solar Eclipse — Bloemfontein

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
8:08:58 am Sat, Dec 4
Partial Eclipse begins The Moon touches the Sun's edge.Map direction East 97°
36.9°
8:14:29 am Sat, Dec 4
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.Map direction East 96°
38.1°
8:20:02 am Sat, Dec 4
Partial Eclipse ends The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.Map direction East 96°
39.3°

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Bloemfontein, 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 Bloemfontein

Eclipse Visibility From BloemfonteinVisibility Worldwide
Dec 4, 2021 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in Australia, South in Africa, South in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 16, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 5, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 28–29, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

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