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Monday, August 21, 2017 at 11:34 am

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Helena: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 10:17 am

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 11:34 am

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 12:56 pm

Duration: 2 hours, 39 minutes


August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Helena

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

10:17 am Aug 2111:34 am Aug 2112:56 pm Aug 21
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Local times for eclipse in Helena on Monday, August 21, 2017

EventTime in HelenaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 10:17 am114°East-southeast36.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 11:34 am135°Southeast47.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 12:56 pm165°South-southeast54.5°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Helena (MDT – Mountain Daylight Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Helena

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