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Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 8:53 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Kinshasa: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 7:26 AM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 8:53 AM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 10:39 AM

Duration: 3 hours, 13 minutes


September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Kinshasa

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Kinshasa, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight. Check the weather for Kinshasa.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

7:26 AM Sep 18:53 AM Sep 110:39 AM Sep 1
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Local times for eclipse in Kinshasa on Thursday, September 1, 2016

EventTime in KinshasaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 1 at 7:26 AM80°East21.0°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 8:53 AM75°East-northeast42.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 10:39 AM58°East-northeast66.8°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Kinshasa (WAT – West Africa Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Kinshasa

Eclipse Visibility From KinshasaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
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