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Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 4:28 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Diego Garcia: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 3:13 PM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 4:28 PM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 5:34 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 21 minutes


September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Diego Garcia

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

3:13 PM Sep 14:28 PM Sep 15:34 PM Sep 1
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Local times for eclipse in Diego Garcia on Thursday, September 1, 2016

EventTime in Diego GarciaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 1 at 3:13 PM296°West-northwest55.7°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 4:28 PM286°West-northwest38.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 5:34 PM282°West-northwest22.4°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Diego Garcia (IOT – Indian Chagos Time).

Eclipses visible in Diego Garcia

Eclipse Visibility from Diego GarciaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
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