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Monday, August 21, 2017 at 3:37 pm

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Christiansted: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 2:15 pm

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 3:37 pm

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 4:48 pm


Duration: 2 hours, 33 minutes

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August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Christiansted

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Christiansted, 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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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

StartMaxEnd
2:15 pm Aug 213:37 pm Aug 214:48 pm Aug 21
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Local times for eclipse in Christiansted on Monday, August 21, 2017

EventTime in ChristianstedDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 2:15 pm262°West61.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 3:37 pm270°West42.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 4:48 pm275°West25.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Christiansted (AST – Atlantic Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Christiansted

Eclipse Visibility From ChristianstedVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16LunarPenumbral
Partial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Transit
2020Jul 4 / Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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