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Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 6:53 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Dawson City: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 6:40 PM

Maximum: Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 6:53 PM

Ends: Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 7:37 PM

Duration: 57 minutes


March 8, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Dawson City

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Dawson City, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:40 PM Mar 86:53 PM Mar 86:59 PM Mar 8
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Local times for eclipse in Dawson City on Tuesday, March 8, 2016

EventTime in Dawson CityDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 8 at 6:40 PM257°West-southwest1.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseMar 8 at 6:53 PM260°West0.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetMar 8 at 6:59 PM262°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 8 at 7:37 PM262°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Dawson City (PST – Pacific Standard Time).

This eclipse is in progress during sunrise or sunset, so the Sun is displayed only partly in some phases, according to its altitude below the horizon. The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Dawson City

Eclipse Visibility from Dawson CityVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
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