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Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 8:47 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Pointe-Noire: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 7:23 AM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 8:47 AM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 10:29 AM

Duration: 3 hours, 6 minutes


September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Pointe-Noire

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Pointe-Noire, 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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

7:23 AM Sep 18:47 AM Sep 110:29 AM Sep 1
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Local times for eclipse in Pointe-Noire on Thursday, September 1, 2016

EventTime in Pointe-NoireDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 1 at 7:23 AM80°East16.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 8:47 AM76°East-northeast37.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 10:29 AM64°East-northeast61.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Pointe-Noire (WAT – West Africa Time).

Eclipses visible in Pointe-Noire

Eclipse Visibility from Pointe-NoireVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Pointe-Noire, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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