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Next eclipse visible in Francistown – Sep 13, 2015 Partial Solar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in Francistown (weather permitting).

During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Francistown. As the central part of the Moon's shadow (umbra) misses the Earth during a partial solar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

More about the Sep 13, 2015 Partial Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Francistown on Sunday, September 13, 2015

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in FrancistownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial eclipse beginsSep 13 at 6:46 AM82°East8.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseSep 13 at 7:28 AM78°East-northeast17.9° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 13 at 8:13 AM73°East-northeast28.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Francistown (CAT - Central Africa Time).

Other eclipses visible in Francistown

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Francistown
Looks like in
Francistown
Path of the eclipse
Sep 13, 2015SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 1, 2016SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 11, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 26, 2017SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27 / Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 21, 2020SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28 / Oct 29, 2023LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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