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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 9:07 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Xiamen: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:14 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 9:07 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 10:05 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Xiamen

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

8:14 AM Mar 99:07 AM Mar 910:05 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Xiamen on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in XiamenDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 8:14 AM107°East-southeast24.2°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 9:07 AM115°East-southeast35.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 10:05 AM127°Southeast46.8°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Xiamen (CST – China Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Xiamen

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