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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 8:48 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Kunming: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:07 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:48 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 9:33 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Kunming

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

8:07 AM Mar 98:48 AM Mar 99:33 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Kunming on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in KunmingDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 8:07 AM99°East8.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 8:48 AM104°East-southeast18.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 9:33 AM110°East-southeast27.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Kunming (CST – China Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Kunming

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