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Monday, August 21, 2017 at 10:15 am

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


San Francisco: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 9:01 am

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 10:15 am

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 11:37 am


Duration: 2 hours, 36 minutes

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Upcoming Eclipse: February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse is not visible in San Francisco. See animation and where it can be seen

August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — San Francisco

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in San Francisco, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

StartMaxEnd
9:01 am Aug 2110:15 am Aug 2111:37 am Aug 21
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Local times for eclipse in San Francisco on Monday, August 21, 2017

EventTime in San FranciscoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 9:01 am97°East28.7°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 10:15 am111°East-southeast42.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 11:37 am134°Southeast56.4°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for San Francisco (PDT – Pacific Daylight Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in San Francisco

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