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Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 6:00 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Perth: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 5:53 PM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 6:00 PM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 7:50 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 57 minutes


September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Perth

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The annular 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. Check the weather for Perth.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

5:53 PM Sep 16:00 PM Sep 16:00 PM Sep 1
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Local times for eclipse in Perth on Thursday, September 1, 2016

EventTime in PerthDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 1 at 5:53 PM280°West1.0°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 6:00 PM279°West0.2° below
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetSep 1 at 6:00 PM279°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 7:50 PM264°West24.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Perth (AWST – Australian Western 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 and Transits Visible in Perth

Eclipse Visibility From PerthVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Perth, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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