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Flag for Australia February 16, 1999 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Max view in Melbourne
Tuesday, February 16, 1999 at 6:36 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Melbourne: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Feb 16, 1999 at 5:36 PM

Maximum: Tue, Feb 16, 1999 at 6:36 PM

Ended: Tue, Feb 16, 1999 at 7:31 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

Location

February 16, 1999 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Melbourne

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
5:36 PM Feb 166:36 PM Feb 167:31 PM Feb 16
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Local times for eclipse in Melbourne on Tuesday, February 16, 1999

EventTime in MelbourneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 16 at 5:36 PM278°West30.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 16 at 6:36 PM269°West18.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 16 at 7:31 PM260°West8.0°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for Melbourne (AEDT – Australian Eastern Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Melbourne

Eclipse Visibility from MelbourneVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 10LunarTotal
Total
1990Aug 6 / Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
1991Jan 16SolarPartial
Annular
1991Jul 27LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1991Dec 21LunarPartial
Partial
1993Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarTotal
Total
1993Nov 14SolarPartial
Partial
1995Apr 15 / Apr 16LunarPartial
Partial
1995Oct 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1997Sep 2SolarPartial
Partial
1997Sep 17LunarTotal
Total
1998Aug 22SolarPartial
Annular
1998Sep 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1999Feb 1LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1999Feb 16SolarPartial
Annular
1999Jul 28 / Jul 29LunarPartial
Partial
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