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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 9:10 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Xi'an: Partial Solar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 9:10 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 9:32 AM

Duration: 43 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Xi'an

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Xi'an, 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

8:48 AM Mar 99:10 AM Mar 99:32 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Xi'an on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in Xi'anDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 8:48 AM111°East-southeast20.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 9:10 AM114°East-southeast24.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 9:32 AM119°East-southeast28.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Xi'an (CST – China Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Xi'an

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