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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 8:58 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Chengdu: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:28 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:58 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 9:30 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 2 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Chengdu

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Chengdu, 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

8:28 AM Mar 98:58 AM Mar 99:30 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Chengdu on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in ChengduDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 8:28 AM104°East-southeast13.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 8:58 AM108°East-southeast19.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 9:30 AM113°East-southeast26.2°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Chengdu (CST – China Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Chengdu

Eclipse Visibility from ChengduVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
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