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Flag for Australia February 16, 1999 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Mackay, Queensland, Australia

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Tuesday, February 16, 1999 at 6:02 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Mackay: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Feb 16, 1999 at 4:58 PM

Maximum: Tue, Feb 16, 1999 at 6:02 PM

Ended: Tue, Feb 16, 1999 at 6:58 PM

Duration: 2 hours


February 16, 1999 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Mackay

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Mackay, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

4:58 PM Feb 166:02 PM Feb 166:40 PM Feb 16
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Local times for eclipse in Mackay on Tuesday, February 16, 1999

EventTime in MackayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 16 at 4:58 PM265°West22.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 16 at 6:02 PM260°West8.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
SunsetFeb 16 at 6:40 PM256°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 16 at 6:58 PM256°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Mackay (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in Mackay

Eclipse Visibility from MackayVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 10LunarTotal
1990Aug 6 / Aug 7LunarPartial
1991Jan 16SolarPartial
1991Jul 27LunarPenumbral
1991Dec 21LunarPartial
1992Jan 5SolarPartial
1993Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarTotal
1995Apr 15 / Apr 16LunarPartial
1995Oct 9LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 24SolarPartial
1997Sep 2SolarPartial
1997Sep 17LunarTotal
1998Aug 22SolarPartial
1998Sep 6LunarPenumbral
1999Feb 1LunarPenumbral
1999Feb 16SolarPartial
1999Jul 28 / Jul 29LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mackay, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100