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Monday, August 21, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Huntsville: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 12:00 noon Countdown

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 2:56 pm


Duration: 2 hours, 57 minutes

Magnitude: 0.97

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August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Huntsville

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Huntsville, 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
12:00 pm Aug 211:30 pm Aug 212:56 pm Aug 21
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Local times for eclipse in Huntsville on Monday, August 21, 2017

EventTime in HuntsvilleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 12:00 noon151°South-southeast64.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 1:30 pm205°South-southwest65.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 2:56 pm239°West-southwest53.2°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Huntsville (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Huntsville

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