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Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 10:53 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Francistown: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 9:16 AM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 10:53 AM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 12:36 PM

Duration: 3 hours, 20 minutes


September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Francistown

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

9:16 AM Sep 110:53 AM Sep 112:36 PM Sep 1
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Local times for eclipse in Francistown on Thursday, September 1, 2016

EventTime in FrancistownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 1 at 9:16 AM60°East-northeast38.4°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 10:53 AM35°Northeast55.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 12:36 PM347°North-northwest60.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Francistown (CAT – Central Africa Time).

Eclipses visible in Francistown

Eclipse Visibility from FrancistownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
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