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Aug 21, 2017 at 1:16 pm
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Global Event: Total Solar Eclipse


Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in Houston

Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 11:46 am

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 1:16 pm 0.73 Magnitude

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 2:45 pm

Duration: 2 hours, 59 minutes

Location

August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Houston

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

TimePhase DirectionAltitude
11:46 am Mon, Aug 21
Partial Eclipse begins The Moon touches the Sun's edge.Map direction East-southeast 123°
61.1°
1:16 pm Mon, Aug 21
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.Map direction South 173°
72.0°
2:45 pm Mon, Aug 21
Partial Eclipse ends The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.Map direction Southwest 230°
64.0°

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Houston, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. Check the weather for Houston.

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Eclipses and Transits Visible in Houston

Eclipse Visibility From HoustonVisibility Worldwide
Aug 21, 2017 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse West in Europe, North/East Asia, North/West Africa, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Jan 31, 2018 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North/East Africa, North America, North/West South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Jan 20/21, 2019 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Nov 11, 2019 Partial Mercury TransitPartial Mercury Transit South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jul 4/5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, Much of Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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