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Flag for Australia March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 10:17 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Darwin: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 9:07 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 10:17 AM

Ended: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 11:34 AM


Duration: 2 hours, 27 minutes

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March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Darwin

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The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Darwin, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

StartMaxEnd
9:07 AM Mar 910:17 AM Mar 911:34 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Darwin on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in DarwinDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 9:07 AM87°East32.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 10:17 AM82°East49.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 11:34 AM70°East-northeast68.2°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Darwin (ACST – Australian Central Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Darwin

Eclipse Visibility From DarwinVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
Transit
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
Total
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
Annular
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
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