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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 8:32 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Broome: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 7:32 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:32 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 9:37 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Broome

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Broome, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

7:32 AM Mar 98:32 AM Mar 99:37 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Broome on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in BroomeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 7:32 AM87°East23.1°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 8:32 AM82°East37.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 9:37 AM73°East-northeast52.4°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Broome (AWST – Australian Western Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Broome

Eclipse Visibility from BroomeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
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