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Flag for India August 11, 1999 — Total Solar Eclipse — Mumbai, Maharashtra, India (Bombay)

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Wednesday, August 11, 1999 at 6:05 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Mumbai: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Aug 11, 1999 at 5:01 PM

Maximum: Wed, Aug 11, 1999 at 6:05 PM

Ended: Wed, Aug 11, 1999 at 7:03 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 1 minute


August 11, 1999 — Total Solar Eclipse — Mumbai

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The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Mumbai, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

5:01 PM Aug 116:05 PM Aug 117:03 PM Aug 11
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Local times for eclipse in Mumbai on Wednesday, August 11, 1999

EventTime in MumbaiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 11 at 5:01 PM278°West28.7°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 11 at 6:05 PM282°West-northwest13.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 11 at 7:03 PM286°West-northwest0.9°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Mumbai (IST – India Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Mumbai

Eclipse Visibility From MumbaiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1990Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarTotal
1990Aug 6LunarPartial
1991Jul 26 / Jul 27LunarPenumbral
1992Dec 10LunarTotal
1993Jun 4LunarTotal
1993Nov 6MercuryTransit
1995Apr 15LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 24SolarPartial
1996Apr 4LunarTotal
1996Sep 27LunarPenumbral
1997Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
1999Aug 11SolarPartial
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