Solar Eclipses 2004 – 2020

Date
(at time of greatest eclipse)
Begins
(P1)
Ends
(P4)
Type Duration
total or annular phase
Visibility in South Africa
2004/04/19 1330 SAST 1739 SAST Partial NA Yes
2004/10/14 0255 SAST 0704 SAST Partial NA No
2005/04/08 1952 SAST 0120 SAST Total /Annular 00m42s (total ph.) No
2005/10/03 0936 SAST 1528 SAST Annular 04m32s NE of RSA: seen as a slight partial eclipse
2006/03/29 0937 SAST 1446 SAST Total 04m07s No
2006/09/22 1040 SAST 1640 SAST Annular 07m09s Seen as a partial eclipse
2007/03/19 0238 SAST 0625 SAST Partial NA No
2007/09/11 1226 SAST 1636 SAST Partial NA No
2008/02/07 0338 SAST 0812 SAST Annular 02m12s No
2008/08/01 1004 SAST 1438 SAST Total 02m27s No
2009/01/26 0657 SAST 1301 SAST Annular 07m54s Partial only
2009/07/22 0158 SAST 0712 SAST Total 06m39s No
2010/01/15 0605 SAST 1207 SAST Annular 11m08s Slight partial eclipse in NE of RSA
2010/07/11 1910 SAST 2357 SAST Total 05m20s No
2011/01/04 0840 SAST 1301 SAST Partial NA No
2011/06/01 2125 SAST 0107 SAST Partial NA No
2011/11/25 0623 SAST 1017 SAST Partial NA Slight partial eclipse in S. of RSA
2012/05/21 2256 SAST 0449 SAST Annular 05m46s No
2012/11/14 2138 SAST 0245 SAST Total 04m02s No
2013/05/10 2325 SAST 0525 SAST Annular 06m03s No
2013/11/03 1204 SAST 1728 SAST Total /Annular 01m40s (total ph.) Slight partial eclipse in northern and central RSA
2014/04/29 0553 SAST 1014 SAST Annular 00m00s (Moon’s shadow grazes Antarctica) No
2014/10/23 2137 SAST 0152 SAST Partial NA No
2015/03/20 0941 SAST 1350 SAST Total 02m47s No
2015/09/13 0642 SAST 1106 SAST Partial NA Yes
2016/03/09 0119 SAST 0635 SAST Total 04m10s No
2016/09/01 0813 SAST 1401 SAST Annular 03m06s Partial only
2017/02/26 1411 SAST 1936 SAST Annular 00m44s Partial only
2017/08/21 1747 SAST 2304 SAST Total 02m40s No
2018/02/15 2056 SAST 0047 SAST Partial NA No
2018/07/13 0348 SAST 0614 SAST Partial NA No
2018/08/11 1002 SAST 1331 SAST Partial NA No
2019/01/06 0134 SAST 0549 SAST Partial NA No
2019/07/02 1855 SAST 2350 SAST Total 4m33s No
2019/12/26 0430 SAST 1005 SAST Annular 3m40s No
2020/06/21 0546 SAST 1134 SAST Annular 00m38s No
2020/12/14 1534 SAST 2053 SAST Total 02m10s No

Eclipse data from NASA’s eclipse pages

Note: ‘Partial only’ means that the sun’s disk as seen from RSA is only partially covered. 

PATH OF THE MOON’S SHADOW ON THE EARTH FOR ECLIPSES IN 2001-2025

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