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Flag for Australia March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Mackay, Queensland, Australia

Max view in Mackay
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 11:17 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Mackay: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 10:38 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 11:17 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 11:58 AM


Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

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March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Mackay

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Will Look

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Mackay, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
10:38 AM Mar 911:17 AM Mar 911:58 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Mackay on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in MackayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 10:38 AM57°East-northeast61.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 11:17 AM40°Northeast68.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 11:58 AM12°North-northeast72.9°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Mackay (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Mackay

Eclipse Visibility from MackayVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
Annular
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
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