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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 7:19 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Bengkulu: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 6:20 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 7:19 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:27 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 8 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Bengkulu

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Bengkulu, 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

6:20 AM Mar 97:19 AM Mar 98:27 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Bengkulu on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in BengkuluDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 6:20 AM94°East0.4°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
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.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 7:19 AM94°East14.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 8:27 AM93°East31.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Bengkulu (WIB – Western Indonesian Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Bengkulu

Eclipse Visibility from BengkuluVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
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