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Feb 17, 2026 – Partial Solar Eclipse in South Africa

Partial Eclipse Visible
Feb 17, 2026
South Africa
Global Event: Annular Solar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in South Africa
Start of Partial: Tue, Feb 17, 2026 at 1:21 pm SAST
Start of Annularity: Not visible from South Africa
End of Annularity: Not visible from South Africa
End of Partial: Tue, Feb 17, 2026 at 4:03 pm SAST

All times shown on this page are local time.

Location

This map shows where and when the eclipse is visible in South Africa.

Feb 17, 2026 – Partial Solar Eclipse – South Africa

A
Partial Starting:
1:21 pm SAST
Annularity
Not visible from South Africa
B
Partial Ending:
4:03 pm SAST

The colors on the map indicate how much of the Sun gets covered by the Moon.

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Countdown until eclipse begins

581Days 10Hrs 52Mins 57Secs

South Africa Eclipse Countdown

This table provides the eclipse visibility and times for each city,

Selection of Cities in South Africa Where the Eclipse Is Visible

LocationObscurationStartMaxEndAvg. Cloud Cover
Bloemfontein
9.07%
2:15 pm3:03 pm3:48 pm SAST
34 %
Cape Town
5.23%
2:01 pm2:43 pm3:24 pm SAST
35 %
Durban
16.14%
2:10 pm3:05 pm3:57 pm SAST
57 %
East London
15.96%
1:59 pm2:56 pm3:49 pm SAST
62 %
Johannesburg
7.96%
2:26 pm3:11 pm3:54 pm SAST
40 %
Port Elizabeth
14.02%
1:56 pm2:51 pm3:43 pm SAST
55 %
Pretoria
7.61%
2:28 pm3:12 pm3:54 pm SAST
44 %

All times shown on this page are local time.

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Eclipses Visible in South Africa

Eclipse Visibility from South AfricaVisibility Worldwide
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Feb 17, 2026 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse
Aug 28, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse

Note: Click on the date link for details in South Africa, or the path map image for global details. Next visible eclipse is highlighted.

Next total solar eclipse in South Africa

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