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Eclipse visible in Mackay – Feb 16, 1999 Annular Solar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in Mackay (weather permitting).

The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Mackay, 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.

More about the Feb 16, 1999 Annular Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Mackay on Tuesday, February 16, 1999

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in MackayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial eclipse beginsFeb 16 at 5:00 PM265°West22.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 16 at 6:03 PM259°West7.5° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
SunsetFeb 16 at 6:39 PM256°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 16 at 6:59 PM256°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

This eclipse is in progress during sunrise or sunset, so the Sun is displayed only partly in some phases, according to its altitude below the horizon. The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Times are local for Mackay (AEST - Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Mackay

Dates
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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Mackay
Looks like in
Mackay
Path of the eclipse
Nov 18, 1994LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15 / Apr 16, 1995LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 9, 1995LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 24, 1995SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 2, 1997SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17, 1997LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 22, 1998SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 6, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 1, 1999LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 16, 1999SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 28 / Jul 29, 1999LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10, 2001LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5 / Jul 6, 2001LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 30, 2001LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 4, 2002SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 24, 2003SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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