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ECLIPSES - 2017

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There will be four eclipses , two of the sun and two of the moon, during 2017

February 10 - 11        : Penumbral eclipse of the moon

February 26                : Annular eclipse of the sun

August 7 - 8                : Partial eclipse of the moon

August 21 - 22                        : Total eclipse of the sun

 

Penumbral  eclipse of the moon – February 11

The eclipse begins at 02h32 and ends at 06h 55. The moon will set at 05h41 at Rodrigues and at 06h07 in Mauritius.

The eclipse will  be visible until moonset both in Mauritius and Rodrigues

 

an annular eclipse of the sun – February 26

The eclipse begins at 16h11  and ends at 21h36. The maximum duration of annularity is 01 minute 18 seconds.

The eclipse will not be  visible both in Mauritius and Rodrigues.

 

Partial  eclipse of the moon – August 7- 8

The eclipse begins at 19h48  and ends on 8 August at 00h53. Maximum eclipse will occur at 22h 20

The eclipse will be  visible both in Mauritius and Rodrigues.

 

Total eclipse of the sun – August 21- 22

The eclipse begins at 19h47 and ends on 22 August at  01h04. Maximum duration of totality is 2 minutes 45 seconds

The eclipse will not be visible both in Mauritius and Rodrigues.

 

Equinoxes and Solstices - 2017

Equinoxes  :  March 20 at 14h29 and September 23 at 00h02

Solstices     :  June 21 at 08h24 and December 21 at 20h28

 

Updated 03 January 2017

 


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