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Flag for India August 11, 1999 — Total Solar Eclipse — Akola, Maharashtra, India

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Wednesday, August 11, 1999 at 6:04 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Akola: Total Solar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Aug 11, 1999 at 5:02 PM

Maximum: Wed, Aug 11, 1999 at 6:04 PM

Ended: Wed, Aug 11, 1999 at 7:00 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 58 minutes


August 11, 1999 — Total Solar Eclipse — Akola

Animation: How the Total Solar Eclipse Looked

This total solar eclipse was fully visible in Akola. This was a rare and spectacular event that could only be experienced along a relatively narrow strip on the Earth's surface. The eclipse was also visible in other areas, but the Moon did not cover the Sun completely there.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:02 PM Aug 116:04 PM Aug 116:53 PM Aug 11
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Local times for eclipse in Akola on Wednesday, August 11, 1999

EventTime in AkolaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 11 at 5:02 PM278°West24.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsAug 11 at 6:04 PM283°West-northwest10.3°
The Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Maximum EclipseAug 11 at 6:04 PM283°West-northwest10.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Full Eclipse endsAug 11 at 6:05 PM283°West-northwest10.1°
The total eclipse ends.
SunsetAug 11 at 6:53 PM287°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 11 at 7:00 PM287°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Akola (IST – India Standard 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 visible in Akola

Eclipse Visibility from AkolaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarTotal
1990Aug 6LunarPartial
1991Jul 26 / Jul 27LunarPenumbral
1991Dec 21LunarPenumbral
1992Dec 10LunarTotal
1993Jun 4LunarTotal
1995Apr 15LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 24SolarPartial
1996Apr 4LunarTotal
1996Sep 27LunarPenumbral
1997Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
1998Aug 22SolarPartial
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
1999Jul 28LunarPenumbral
1999Aug 11SolarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Akola, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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