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Eclipse visible in Chennai – Mar 9, 2016 Total Solar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in in Chennai (weather permitting).

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Chennai, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

More about the Mar 8 - Mar 9, 2016 Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Chennai on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in ChennaiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 5:10 AM91°East17.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseMar 9 at 6:18 AM94°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 6:18 AM94°East0.2° belowEclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 6:48 AM96°East6.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.

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.

Times are local for Chennai (IST - India Standard Time).

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Oct 19, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Apr 4, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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