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Monday, August 21, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Columbus: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 1:04 pm

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 3:52 pm

Duration: 2 hours, 48 minutes


August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Columbus

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

1:04 pm Aug 212:30 pm Aug 213:52 pm Aug 21
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Local times for eclipse in Columbus on Monday, August 21, 2017

EventTime in ColumbusDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 1:04 pm164°South-southeast61.1°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 2:30 pm207°South-southwest59.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 3:52 pm237°West-southwest48.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Columbus (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Columbus

Eclipse Visibility From ColumbusVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
2020Jul 4 / Jul 5LunarPenumbral
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