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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 11:12 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Townsville: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 10:21 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 11:12 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 12:05 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Townsville

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

10:21 AM Mar 911:12 AM Mar 912:05 PM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Townsville on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in TownsvilleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 10:21 AM67°East-northeast56.7°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 11:12 AM51°Northeast67.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 12:05 PM16°North-northeast74.5°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Townsville (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Townsville

Eclipse Visibility from TownsvilleVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
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