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Flag for Australia February 16, 1999 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Tuesday, February 16, 1999 at 6:44 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Sydney: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Feb 16, 1999 at 5:46 PM

Maximum: Tue, Feb 16, 1999 at 6:44 PM

Ended: Tue, Feb 16, 1999 at 7:37 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 52 minutes


February 16, 1999 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Sydney

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:46 PM Feb 166:44 PM Feb 167:37 PM Feb 16
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Local times for eclipse in Sydney on Tuesday, February 16, 1999

EventTime in SydneyDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 16 at 5:46 PM271°West24.1°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 16 at 6:44 PM263°West12.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 16 at 7:37 PM256°West-southwest1.5°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Sydney (AEDT – Australian Eastern Daylight Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Sydney

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