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Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 8:38 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Port-Gentil: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 7:18 AM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 8:38 AM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 57 minutes


September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Port-Gentil

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Port-Gentil, 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 Port-Gentil.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

7:18 AM Sep 18:38 AM Sep 110:15 AM Sep 1
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Local times for eclipse in Port-Gentil on Thursday, September 1, 2016

EventTime in Port-GentilDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 1 at 7:18 AM82°East13.2°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 8:38 AM80°East32.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 10:15 AM74°East-northeast56.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Port-Gentil (WAT – West Africa Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Port-Gentil

Eclipse Visibility From Port-GentilVisibility 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 Port-Gentil, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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