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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 8:26 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Perth: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:06 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:26 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:47 AM

Duration: 41 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Perth

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Perth, 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

8:06 AM Mar 98:26 AM Mar 98:47 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Perth on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in PerthDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 8:06 AM80°East23.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 8:26 AM77°East-northeast27.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 8:47 AM74°East-northeast31.8°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Perth (AWST – Australian Western Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Perth

Eclipse Visibility from PerthVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
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