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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 9:49 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Ambon: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:33 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 9:49 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 11:16 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 42 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Ambon

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Ambon, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

8:33 AM Mar 99:49 AM Mar 911:16 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Ambon on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in AmbonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 8:33 AM93°East29.2°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 9:49 AM92°East48.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 11:16 AM93°East69.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Ambon (WIT – Eastern Indonesian Time).

Eclipses visible in Ambon

Eclipse Visibility from AmbonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
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