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Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 7:15 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Bafatá: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 6:19 AM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 7:15 AM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 8:19 AM

Duration: 2 hours


September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Bafatá

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Bafatá, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. Check the weather for Bafatá.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

6:48 AM Sep 17:15 AM Sep 18:19 AM Sep 1
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Local times for eclipse in Bafatá on Thursday, September 1, 2016

EventTime in BafatáDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 1 at 6:19 AM80°East7.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseSep 1 at 6:48 AM82°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 7:15 AM83°East5.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 8:19 AM86°East21.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Bafatá (GMT – Greenwich Mean 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 Bafatá

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