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Flag for Congo Dem. Rep. January 15, 2010 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Kinshasa, Congo Dem. Rep.

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Friday, January 15, 2010 at 6:14 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Kinshasa: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 5:11 AM

Maximum: Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 6:14 AM

Ended: Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 7:28 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 17 minutes


January 15, 2010 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Kinshasa

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Kinshasa, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

5:57 AM Jan 156:14 AM Jan 157:28 AM Jan 15
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Local times for eclipse in Kinshasa on Friday, January 15, 2010

EventTime in KinshasaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 15 at 5:11 AM113°East-southeast11.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseJan 15 at 5:57 AM111°East-southeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 15 at 6:14 AM111°East-southeast3.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 15 at 7:28 AM111°East-southeast20.4°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Kinshasa (WAT – West Africa Time).

This eclipse is in progress during sunrise or sunset, so the Sun is displayed only partly in some phases, according to its altitude below the horizon. The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Kinshasa

Eclipse Visibility From KinshasaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
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