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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 6:07 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Durgapur: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 5:28 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 6:07 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 6:49 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Durgapur

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:55 AM Mar 96:07 AM Mar 96:49 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Durgapur on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in DurgapurDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 5:28 AM92°East6.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseMar 9 at 5:55 AM94°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 6:07 AM94°East0.2° below
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 6:49 AM100°East11.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Durgapur (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 Durgapur

Eclipse Visibility from DurgapurVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
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