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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 7:19 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

The Settlement: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 6:19 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 7:19 AM

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

Duration: 2 hours, 6 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — The Settlement

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in The Settlement, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:19 AM Mar 97:19 AM Mar 98:26 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in The Settlement on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in The SettlementDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 6:19 AM94°East4.0°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 7:19 AM91°East18.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 8:26 AM88°East34.8°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for The Settlement (CXT – Christmas Island Time).

Eclipses visible in The Settlement

Eclipse Visibility from The SettlementVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in The Settlement, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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