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Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 8:24 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Parakou: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 7:15 AM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 8:24 AM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 9:46 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 32 minutes


September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Parakou

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Parakou, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. Check the weather for Parakou.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

7:15 AM Sep 18:24 AM Sep 19:46 AM Sep 1
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Local times for eclipse in Parakou on Thursday, September 1, 2016

EventTime in ParakouDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 1 at 7:15 AM83°East7.7°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 8:24 AM85°East24.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 9:46 AM88°East44.9°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Parakou (WAT – West Africa Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Parakou

Eclipse Visibility From ParakouVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
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