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Flag for China March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Lhasa, Tibet, China

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 8:47 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Lhasa: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:18 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:47 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 9:17 AM

Duration: 58 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Lhasa

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

8:18 AM Mar 98:47 AM Mar 99:17 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Lhasa on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in LhasaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 8:18 AM95°East1.0°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 8:47 AM99°East6.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 9:17 AM103°East-southeast13.2°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Lhasa (CST – China Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Lhasa

Eclipse Visibility from LhasaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Lhasa, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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